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 $27.68 per month.


Summary of Services
Below is a summary of services:
  • Trash is collected every Friday.
  • Curbside recycling collection will be every Thursday
  • 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.
  • 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 every Friday.  Recycle pick-up is every Thursday.  
  • 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.