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State Waste Bans Q & A's

-What do I do with the other waste bans materials NOT accepted in the recycling cart or the trash cart?

LEAVES and YARD WASTE-residents have several options:

1. Place leave and yard waste in paper leaf bags for weekly curbside pick up

by DPW (April through November) OR

2.Start a back yard composting area in your back yard. You can purchase a compost unit at the

Norwood Board of Health for just $20.00 OR

3. Drop off at the Winter Street Composting Site (370 Winter Street.) Residential permit

required. No charge. Call DPW at 781.762.1413 for more information.

4. Worm composting - call 781.255.9988 for more information.


METALS- scrap metals can be dropped off at the Winter Street

Compost Site OR you can bring them to Allied Recycling in Walpole. Call 508.668.8699.

Allied will pay you the current value for your scrap metals.


CATHODE RAY TUBES - Tv's and Computer Screens

Please go to Best Buy has the BEST take back program for



LEAD ACID BATTERIES- Click Lead acid recycling take back stores to drop off your lead acid

battery sooner rather than later or you can drop it off at either bi annual Household

Hazardous Waste Day. Call Board of Health at 781.762.1240 for dates. OR go to .


WHITE GOODS- can be dropped off at the Spring or Fall Town Recycle Days OR go to .





Call Recycling Works if you need assistance for your business and or institution. No fees. Their phone number is 1.888. 254.5525 or email them at info@Recycling

Go to for more information.

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If you have any questions, please call 781.255.9988 preferably between 8am and 12noon, Monday-Friday or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

If you think you are going to be more than 5 minutes, please turn off your engine.

Not only will you save gas money, but it will help to decrease carbon emissions and air pollution.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 April 2015 09:28

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