Trash Collection
The City of Lewes collects trash weekly on Monday & Tuesday from Labor Day thru the end of June. The day your trash is collected depends on where your property is located.  If you have any questions, please see the schedule below or contact the City of Lewes at (302) 645-7777.
Starting July 1st, trash is collected twice a week until Labor Day, as follows:
  • If your trash is picked up on Monday, your second pick up will be on Thursday.
  • If your trash is picked up on Tuesday, your second pick up will be on Friday.
Regularly scheduled trash collection will be moved forward one day for the following
City holidays April 2016 - March 2017:
Monday, May 30 - Memorial Day
Monday, July 4 - Independence Day
Monday, September 5 - Labor Day
Monday, October 10 - Columbus Day
Tuesday, November 8 - Election Day
Monday, December 26 - Observance of Christmas
Monday, January 2, 2017 - Observance of New Years
Monday January 16, 2017 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday February 20, 2017 - Presidents Day
 As per the City of Lewes Code All trash, garbage and rubbish containers shall be removed from the front of any given property within 24 hours after same shall have been emptied by the collector and, when full, shall be placed along the curb in front of the property not sooner than 12:00 noon of the day preceding the day that same normally will be collected by the collector.
For further information, please go to the City Code, Chapter 106, Garbage, Rubbish & Refuse.