- Overview. Residential trash is collected once a week on either Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday based on what part of the City you live in. Apartments and townhouses are collected three times a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The City is divided into four areas based on U.S. 13 Business (on a north-south line) and U.S. 50 (on a east-west line). The southwest quadrant is picked up on Tuesday, the northwest on Wednesday, the southeast on Thursday, and the northeast on Friday. Specific street listing and corresponding pick-up day for trash pickup is available at the Normal Schedule page.
- Holidays. If your scheduled collection day falls on a City holiday, please refer to the holiday trash collection schedule at the Holiday Trash Schedule page. Also, holiday and trash collection schedules are sent to newspapers, radio and TV stations throughout the year.
Service Cost. Trash pick-up rate structure is governed by the City Ordinance.
Trash Receptacles. The City’s automated trash collection system requires the use of special trash cans. For City residents, approved trash receptacles can be purchased from the City of Salisbury Finance Office, and picked up from the Department of Field Operations or delivered.
|For Purchase:||For Pickup:|
|Government Office Building||Department of Field Operations|
|125 N. Division Street||500 Mack Avenue|
|Room 103, Department of Finance||Salisbury, MD 21801|
|Salisbury, MD 21801||410-548-3177|
Christmas Tree Collection. Please see Holiday Schedule for the Christmas tree pickup week.
Christmas Tree collection will take place on Monday, January 7, Monday, January 14, & Monday, January 28 the same days as yard waste collection. To schedule a pickup residents must call 410-548-3177 prior to 6A on your preferred date of collection.
Trees should be placed curbside on the ground, please do not place in your trash can or recycle bin.
To assist us in preparing the trees for composting, trees should not be bagged, all lights, tinsel, decorations, and stands need to be removed.
Questions or concerns can be directed to 410-548-3177
What to do if you Missed Getting Your Can Out.
If you missed getting your can out for pickup, or have any questions concerning trash collection, contact the Department of Field Operations at (410) 548-3177 from Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.