Services in Clayton
The Town contracts with a private hauler for weekly residential trash collection service. Neither the Town nor its contractor, GFL Environmental Inc., 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 $26.87 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 one (1) cart.   
  • For bulk items, call GFL Environmental Inc. to schedule a pickup.  (302) 378-5400.    
  • Your trash collection fee will be billed through the Town of Clayton monthly.
  • You can use your own trash containers or get one from GFL Environmental Inc. free of charge by calling (302) 378-5400.
  • 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 GFL Environmental Inc. 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 4       Saturday, January 4
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Friday, January 24         
President's Day Friday, February 21  
Good Friday Friday, April 10 Friday, April 10
Memorial Day Saturday, May 30  
Independence Day Friday, July 3 Friday, July 3
Labor Day            Saturday, September 12 Saturday, September 12
Veteran's Day Friday, November 13  
Thanksgiving Day Saturday, November 28  
Day After Thanksgiving    
Christmas Day Saturday, December 26  
New Year's Day Saturday, January 2,2021 Saturday, January 2, 2021