Public Works

The Department of Public Works' mission is to plan, build, operate, maintain and support transportation, parks and cemeteries to sustain natural systems essential to a safe and comfortable life and afterlife in Ipswich. The Department works with town employees and residents to ensure that the present and future way of life in Ipswich is consistent with their necessities and desires to want to continue to work and live in Ipswich.
  1. Patriots’ Day Trash and Recycling Pickup Delay

    Monday, April 15, is Patriots’ Day. Trash and recycling pickups for the week will be delayed by ONE day. Compost pickup will be on Wednesday, its regularly scheduled day. Read on...
  2. Bulky Item Fee

    Curbside pickup of a bulky item requires a $10 sticker. Residents with curbside trash pickup are allowed to put out ONE bulky item (for example: sofa, chair, mattress, box spring or carpet -- no appliances or electronics) per week. Read on...
  3. Special Collections May 18 -- Electronics, Tires, Oil-Based Paints

    On Saturday, May 18, Ipswich will have two special collections. Electronics will be collected at the Winthrop School from 9 AM to noon. Tires (4 maximum) and oil-based paints and thinners will be collected at the transfer station from 9 AM to noon. Read on...
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