Town of Clayton Delaware Established in 1887

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Sunday, April 21, 2019
Services in Clayton
The Town contracts with a private hauler for weekly residential trash collection service. Neither the Town nor its contractor, Waste Industries Company, will accept the following:  
  • Construction debris
  • Tires
  • Hazardous waste
  • Certain other items
  • Paint
  • Lawn and garden debris (call the Town Office for pick up)

Current Rates
The current monthly trash pick up rate is $26.09 per month.

Attached is the 2019 recycle schedule.


Summary of Services
Below is a summary of services:
  • Trash is collected on Fridays.
  • Curbside recycling collection will be every other Friday.
  • Please set out your trash containers after 7:00 p.m. the night before your scheduled pick up. 
  • The weekly limit for trash pickup is three (3) carts.   
  • Bulk items such as furniture will be picked up with the usual trash pick up.  Only one large item will be picked up per week.     
  • Your trash collection fee will be billed through the Town of Clayton monthly.
  • You can use your own trash containers or get one from Waste Industries Company free of charge by calling (877) 642-5400.
  • Do not put grass clippings or yard waste in with your Friday trash pick up.
    • Do not put grass in plastic bags.
    • Put grass clippings and yard waste in a separate plastic container no larger than 35 gallons for the Town Crew to pick up.  Containers should be set out on the curb.
    • If your yard waste is not picked up, please call the Town Office at
      (302) 653-8419.
  • Call Waste Industries Company for more information on special pick up items and associated costs, such as freon items (i.e. – refrigerators, air conditioners) and appliances.  (302) 378-5400 


Town of Clayton
P.O. Box 1130
414 Main Street
Clayton, DE 19938

Ph: (302) 653-8419
Fx: (302) 653-2017
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