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The State Department of Environmental Protection BANNED leaves, grass
and other yard debris from the trash in 1991. Leaves and grass and other yard debris are strictly prohibited from entering the trash and should never go in the trash or recycling cart.
Read Everything you need to know about compost .
Read Composting Yard and Food Waste- DEP.
Go to How to compost the Organic Way.
Read What's compostable and what isn't?
Read Using Finished Compost.
Click Online tutorials and view how to compost.
Norwood residents currently have several options to managing yard waste:
1. BACKYARD COMPOSTING! Save time, money and hours of labor by composting your leaves, grass, organic waste in a compost bin or just start a pile in your back yard. Norwood residents can purchase The Earth Machine Compost Unit at the Norwood Board of Health in Town Hall for just $20. Please call 781.762.1240 and ask for the Health Department.
2. WEEKLY DROP OFF - your leaves, grass, & yard debris every Saturday from 10am to 3:30pm at The WINTER STREET COMPOST SITE. Permit required. Call DPW at 781.762.1413 . Read Winter Street Compost Facility Regulations.
3. WEEKLY CURBSIDE PICKUP of brown leaf bags and brush. Place only yard debris, grass clippings, & weeds in brown leaf bags. No rocks. No dirt. No trash. No poison ivy or poison oak; poisonous plants or invasive species must be placed separately in black plastic bags and placed in the trash. Brush must be tied up separately in lengths no longer than 3 ft long.
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