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Ma State Waste Bans 310 CMR 19.017

MA Department of Environmental Protection began issuing State Waste Bans alt Regulations in 1990. Every town and city and business in the State of MA is required to comply with State Waste Bans 310 CMR 19.017.

Click State Waste Bans to be redirected to DEP's web page.

Click WM Waste Ban picture chart to view in a different format.

Businesses needing recycling assistance, please call Recycling Works
at 1 888 254 5525.

Common Questions:

Since LEAVES/YARD WASTE (and some other state waste ban materials) are not permitted in the trash cart (state regulations) and are not on the list of acceptable recyclable materials allowed in the recycle cart, where do they go?


1. Start a composting area in your back yard. Residents can purchase the Earth Machine compost unit at the Norwood Board of Health for just $20.00. Board of Health is located at Town Hall; phone number is 781.762.1240 and ask for Board of Health. Earth Machine compost units are made with 50% post consumer recycled materials.To learn more about composting and how to compost, please click Earth Machine.

2. Place leave and yard waste in paper leaf bags for weekly curbside pick up by DPW (April through November.)

3. Drop off yard debris at the Winter Street Composting Site (370 Winter Street) Saturdays only. Residential permit
required. Call DPW at 781.762.1413 for more information.


1. Drop off at the Winter Street Compost Site. Residential permit required. Call DPW 781.762.1413.
2. Drop off at Allied Recycling in Walpole. Allied will pay you the current value of scrap metals.
Call 508.668.8699.

1. Go to
Click Lead acid recycling take back stores to drop off your lead acid battery to the stores listed.
2. Bring it to Fall Recycle Day, Saturday, September 26th from 8am to 11am

1.Call Recycling Works, if you need assistance for your business or institution or just yourself @ 888.254.5525 or email them at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
2. Go to for more information on any recycling topic

CATHODE RAY TUBES: TV's, computer screens
1. Curbside pick up is $25. Call DPW @781.762.1413
2.Go to
3. Fall Recycle Day, September 26, 2015 from 8am to 11am. Some fees apply

Please call Mass RecycleWorks at 1.888.254.5525 or go to

Please go to the Public Works page under Bulky Disposal Policy page

To read more on the DEP web page, please visit

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 July 2015 11:02

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