Trash & Recycling

John J. Carroll Administration Building
1 Lyman Place, Norwood MA 02062

Phone: 781-762-1413

If you would like to be notified of trash and recycling delays as well as emergencies click

The Town of Norwood now has a
Residential Food Scrap Program in place. Please follow the link to get more information. Additionally, if you want your compost picked up and hauled away, Black Earth Compost has started pickup in Norwood. Follow the link to their website, click on residential, scroll down and enter your address to get more information.

Please click
Trash and Recycling Reduction Tip #1  for nine easy and effective reduction tips.

Trash and Recycling collection and disposal costs are determined by the weighted amount we put into our respective carts. See how you can make a difference and reduce our costs and save the Town money so it can be used for more important things such as our schools, roadways and other important services.

2019 Trash and Recycling Calendar

Trash and Recycling Schedule By Street

Recycling's Most Common Contaminants

Recycle Right - What Can Be Recycled

Textile Recycling

Food Waste Composting

CD and DVD Recycling Information

Looking for ways to reduce the amount of junk mail you receive?  Click on the link below and in four easy steps you'll be on your way!  
Junk Mail Reduction

Curbside Guidelines

  • Trash is picked up weekly. Recycling is picked up every other week. Trash and recycle carts must be curbside by 7:00 a.m. on your regularly scheduled trash day. Drivers will not go back if you don't have your carts out curbside.
  • Please follow the 3 foot rule when placing your carts curbside. Carts need to be three feet away from everything else. It is your responsibility to space the carts correctly. It is your responsibility to place carts where drivers can empty them.
  • Carts must be placed at the edge of the roadway with wheels facing away from the street.
  • Please be sure cart lids are closed.

What are items DO NOT belong in my Recycling bin?

How do I get a new Trash or Recycling cart?

How do you replace/repair damaged carts?

What can I put in my recycle cart?

What can I put in my trash cart?

How do I purchase a compost bin?

Does the town have a rain barrel program?