Solid Waste Collection 

Residents located in the Village of Massena receive curbside solid waste and recycling services once a week. Garbage / Recycling should be placed at curbside prior to 6 a.m. on your scheduled collection day. To find out which day garbage / recycling is collected in your neighborhood, please see the garbage collection map below or contact the Department of Public Works office.

Village Garbage Collection Map

Regular Garbage Information

  • Garbage containers must be clean and free of odor
  • Leaves and grass clippings must be in clear plastic bags
  • Maximum garbage container size is 32 gallons
  • Maximum of 5 - 32 gallon containers per week
  • Maximum weight of 40 pounds per container
  • Regular garbage must be in clear plastic bags

Unacceptable Refuse


  • Any and all construction material
  • Dangerous materials or substances, such as poisons, acids, caustics, ashes, medical waste, hazardous waste and household sharps
  • Large scale items such as furniture, rug mattresses and appliances
  • Raw garbage not wrapped or not placed in a container such as a plastic bag
  • Solid waste from industrial process
  • All electronics
  • Sharps should never be placed in your regular garbage or recycling! Please place sharps in a puncture-resistant container, clearly label it "Needles" or "Sharps" and take it to a hospital, clinic or pharmacy.

Service Charges

  • Single Family Unit $21.50 per month
  • Commercial Unit - please contact the Department of Public Works for a quote