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Refuse & Recycling
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Contact
Pete Monaco, Operations Assistant Superintendent

DPW Barns
557 Newell St.
Watertown, NY  13601

Ph: (315) 785-7842 (Barns)
Ph: (315) 785-7770 (Tote Service)
Ph: (315) 782-2320
Fx: (315) 782-0293

Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday - Friday

The City provides a curbside trash pick up on a weekly basis for residents purchasing the blue City of Watertown Stickers, or who have signed up for City-provided Trash Carts. Call the DPW office (315) 785-7770 to set up your Tote Service.

*** YES!!!  Your old blue bags and Refuse Stickers purchased before 7/1/2012 are still valid ***

Download the Refuse/Recycling Guidelines

View Trash Service Informational Flyer


As an alternative to the totes, City residents may purchase and use the blue City of Watertown stickers, which may be purchased at City Hall as well as a variety of other locations.

Biweekly recyclable collection is included with the use of the city refuse program

No recycling services will be provided to any city resident who does not participate in the municipal refuse collection service


If you are unable to take your trash/recyclables to the curb due to physical limitations, please download the Curbside Pickup Medical Form and have your physician fill it out and mail it to us at the address on the form, or feel free to call us at (315) 785-7842.


Holidays Delay Pickup

The following holidays delay collection pickup by one day:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas