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Welcome to the trash and recycling collection site for Franklin, Indiana. You can find Collection Guidelines and information regarding Holiday Hours below.


Looking for more information on collection schedules for the holidays? Check out the “Holiday Service” tab below.

Collection Guidelines

  • Collection occurs between 7am and 4pm. Please have all material to the curb by 6:30am on your day of collection.
  • Trash is provided one time per week for residents within the City of Franklin.
  • There is a maximum of six (6) 33-gallon bags or two (2) 96-gallon toters per resident per week. (Maximum volume being 198 gallons).
  • Curbside recycling service is available for residents within the Town of Franklin. Contact Ray’s to receive your curbside recycling container. Service is provided on the same day as trash service.
  • Bulk items/heavy trash will be collected once per month during the week of the first Monday of each month. This date may be modified as needed by the City of Franklin Board of Public Works. Each resident is allowed the equivalent of one couch and one chair during each bulk item/heavy pickup day. Heavy items may include large furniture, various appliances (freon must be removed and item properly tagged), or items weighing over 85 pounds. *Electronic waste items are not included

Holiday Service

  • Trash and Recycling will NOT be collected on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving or Christmas Day.   The remainder of the week following these holidays will be serviced on a one day delay.  Friday service will then be collected on Saturday.  Click below to download the Ray’s 2020 Holiday Calendar.

2020 Holiday Collection Schedule