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.

See attached document at the bottom of this page for the Recycle Pickup 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 


Holiday Schedule Changes

  • Trash collection is on Fridays.  Recycle pick-up is every other Friday. 
  • If a holiday falls on your scheduled pick-up day, your trash will be picked up on the following day. 
  • There will be no change in schedule if the holiday falls on Saturday or Sunday.



Trash Pick-up will be:

Recycle Pick-up will be:

New Year's Day  Saturday, January 5       Saturday, January 5
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Friday, January 25         
President's Day Friday, February 22  
Good Friday Friday, April 19  
Memorial Day Saturday, June 1  
Independence Day Saturday, July 6 Saturday, July 6
Labor Day            Saturday, September 6  
Veteran's Day Friday, November 15  
Thanksgiving Day Saturday, November 30  
Day After Thanksgiving    
Christmas Day Saturday, December 28  
New Year's Day Saturday, January 4,2020 Saturday, January 4, 2020