Patriots Day on Monday, April 17, will mean that trash pickup will be delayed by a day later in the week.
Trash, recycling and organics collection will start on Thursday, April 20 and run through Saturday, April 22 in Hamilton.
If your usual pickup day is Wednesday it will instead be Thursday and pickup will be pushed back by a day for the rest of the week.
If your trash, organics, and recycling is not picked up on your scheduled day, contact Casella Waste Systems, the town’s trash contractor, at 978-548-4427. For any other questions or problems related to trash, recycling and organics, call the Hamilton Department of Public Works at 978-468-5580.
Cumberland Farms in Hamilton will become the third store where you can buy blue trash bags, starting on Friday, March 10.
This is in addition to Crosby’s Marketplace in the Shoppes at Hamilton Crossing and Aubuchon Hardware on Enon Street in North Beverly.
Large blue trash bags are $2.50 per bag and small bags are $1.50 per bag. Blue trash bags must be used when you have more than one full trash can each week.
For a complete list of the most frequently asked questions about trash, recycling and organics collection, go here.
The cost of blue trash bags will go up, effective Jan. 1, 2017.
The price for a large blue trash bag will go from $1.75 to $2.50 and the price of a small bag will go from $1 to $1.50.
The Hamilton Board of Selectmen voted the increase in prices at its Dec. 5 meeting.