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MA Department of Environmental Protection began issuing
State Waste Bans in 1990. The Town of Norwood (as are all
municipalities) is required to comply with State Waste Bans 310 CMR 19.017. The town's Recycling/Solid Waste Contract collects specific recyclable materials required by state regulations, which are to be diverted to the recycling cart (yellow lid.) Click
The following recyclable materials are referred to as curbside recyclables because they are collected at the curb and are banned from the trash. They are:
1. Clean cardboard and box board (cereal boxes-
no liner insert, shoe boxes-remove everything inside, tissue boxes)
2. Click Updated list of recyclable papers
*Do not include paper towels, tissue paper, paper plates or cups, paper napkins
3. Glass containers (no eye glasses, no glass cookware, etc..)
4. Tin containers, empty aerosol cans, clean tin foil, tin cookie containers
5. Recyclable containers- No Styrofoam, NO plastic bags,
Click Recycle Often, Recycle Right- Do's and Dont's
If a Waste Management driver sees waste bans materials in the cart, he is required to sticker it and call it in to WM dispatch.
If the Waste Management recycling driver observes "other" materials (otherwise known as contaminants) in your recycling cart, the cart will get a sticker which is just a means of informing you what not to put in your cart. Your cooperation is required.
Do NOT place the following in the recycling cart:
3. plastic bags
4. yard waste
5. Wood debris of any kind
6. organic waste
7. garden hoses
If you have any questions, please call 781.255.9988
preferably between 8am and 12noon, Monday-Friday
Please turn off your engine, if you know you are
going to be more than 5 minutes.
This is a public health issue as well as an environmental issue.
Thank you for your cooperation.
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