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RECYCLE - Single Stream Recycling Chart
2013 Recycling Calendar
Keep Mercury Out of the Trash. Its the law.
Separating the curbside recyclables from the trash WILL REDUCE YOUR TRASH by OVER 50%!
What materials/recyclables are collected in the curbside recycling cart?
The curbside single stream recycling program is for the collection of SPECIFIC recyclable materials. Click Revised Single Stream Recycling Chart 3.2011 to view what materials you can place in the recycling cart, which are picked up every other week on your regular trash day.
Can I place Styrofoam in the recycling cart?
NO! Do not put Styrofoam in the town recycling cart! Styrofoam is a major contaminant and must be separated out for a special Styrofoam Recycling collection event. Go to www.refoamit.com for more details.
Do I have to use the town recycling and trash carts?
YES! Recycling and trash carts are the property of the Town of Norwood. Both carts must stay on the assigned property at all times. Please take a few minutes to identify/ mark each cart with the # of your street address and apt #, if applicable. Cart lids should be able to close, otherwise recyclables (or trash) may end up as litter in your neighborhood. The Town reserves the right to refuse pick up of overloaded trash carts and chronic program non compliance. If you are moving, please leave carts in a secure location on the property.
NO STYROFOAM, NO PLASTIC BAGS, NO TRASH in recycling carts.
Can I get another recycling cart?
YES! If you need an additional recycling cart (no charge) please call Town Hall at 781.762.1240.
Where are plastic bags recyclable?
Plastic bag recycling is offered at most grocery stores. They want clean recyclable plastics bags, dry cleaning bags, shrink wrap around tissue paper and paper towels, etc..
What about other materials not accepted in the curbside recycling cart?
Please go to www.earth911.com to find local drop off recycling centers for other materials that can be reused or recycled.
How do I make sure my carts will be emptied every week?
Carts must be curbside by 7am on your regular trash day.
Carts must NOT be blocked by other vehicles, trees, poles, snowbanks, etc...
Carts are at least 3-4 feet apart from each other.
Cart lids should be able to close.
Recycling carts must not be contaminated with trash, plastic bags, Styrofoam or hazardous waste.
Can I borrow trash or recycling carts from family or neighbors?
NO! Trash and recycling carts have been assigned to properties served by the trash/recycling contract. Each property should have 1 trash and 1 recycling cart, unless other arrangements have been made with DPW. DPW reserves the right to remove an unassigned trash cart or refuse trash removal service.
Is there a recycling drop off area in Norwood?
YES! Norwood residents must obtain a permit from the DPW Administrative Offices to use the Winter Street Compost Site, which is open every Saturday from 10am to 3:30pm. Call DPW at 781.762.1423 for more information.
The compost site has drop off trailers for:
books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks
textiles- the good, bad and the ugly
Rigid hard plastics such furniture, containers, hangers, etc..
NO TRASH. NO FREON CONTAINING APPLIANCES. NO TV'S/ COMPUTERS.
NO PLASTIC BAGS. NO STYROFOAM.
Is there a local scrap yard who will pay me for my scrap metals?
YES! Call Allied Recycling Center in Walpole at 508.668.8699.
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