Waste Removal

Harrington is switching from Republic Services to a Charlie’s Waste Services for trash and recycling collection. More information about the transition.

City of Harrington Trash Schedule:
Trash Collection Calendar 2017-2018. Trash is picked-up weekly and recycling every other week on Thursdays by Republic Services. Starting July 1, 2017 collection will be by Charlie’s Waste Services.

Please have trash containers/bags out to the curb by 6:00 a.m. on Thursday morning.

Recycling flyer lists acceptable items for recycling.

Household Hazardous Waste and Other Recyclables Flyer for information about disposing of household hazardous waste and recycling electronic goods.

Recycling Guide provides detailed information on recycling a variety of materials including hazardous waste, electronic goods, yard waste, and more.

Yard waste is banned from being disposed of in Delaware landfills. Please do not mix grass, leaves, tree limbs, shrubs, or garden material with regular household garbage. Trash haulers will not collect household garbage that has yard waste in it. Residents of the City of Harrington may bring yard waste to the Public Works Yard at 102 Franklin Street (by the water tower) for disposal every Wednesday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm*. Proof of residency is required.

*Yard waste disposal hours are extended during the summer and are on Wednesdays from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.

Please contact Harrington City Hall, 398-3530, if you have any questions.