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Organic yard debris is a State Waste Ban material.

Organic waste (relating to or derived from organic material) is inclusive of potted plants, house plants, house trees, annuals, perennials, vegetable and flower debris, stem cuttings, special occasion flowers, Christmas trees and wreaths (remove all decorations), branches, etc.. Organic waste must not enter the trash or recycle carts. Organic waste must be diverted for composting.

Click Yard Waste Options to learn more.

Residents have 3 options to manage yard waste or organic material.



     Backyard compost bins are available for purchase at the Norwood Board of Health
     for $20.00. Call 781.762.1240. Or you can make your own compost unit.





     The Winter Street Compost Site  located at 370 Winter Street is the drop off site for
     organic yard debris, branches, etc..No rocks. No fencing.   

    This is also the recycling drop off site for books, textiles, scrap metals, rigid plastics,
    mattresses and box springs.

     Residential permit required. Call 781.762.1413.

   Leaf bags can be purchased at most grocery stores or at Home Depot, or Lowes>
   Leaf bags can be filled with organic yard debris. NO rocks, fencing, trash, ashes,
   etc. Leaf bags are picked up curbside by Norwood DPW from early April to the end
   November.  Questions? Call Recycling at 781.255.9988.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 November 2014 12:19

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