Recycling Center


310 Main Street (Located inside the Highway Dept. Yard)

Hours of Operation

Wednesdays: November to April  12:00pm - 3:00pm
April to November 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Saturdays: 9:00am - 3:00pm

A Recycling Sticker is required on all vehicles (Driver's Side - Front Bumper)
Recycling Stickers are available at the Norwell Health Department (Proof of Residency is required)

The Norwell Recycling Center does not accept household trash or styrofoam

Acceptable Items - No Fee:

White GoodsStoves, Dishwashers, Washer, Dryer, Hot Water Heaters
Scrap MetalSwing Sets, Auto Parts, Lawn & Office Furniture, Bikes, Lawn Mowers, Gas Grills, Propane Tanks (Valve Closed), Scrap Metals, etc
Yard WasteGrass Clippings, Leaves, Brush
ElectronicsStereo Equipment, VCRs, DVD & Blu-ray Players, Printers (Ink/Toner removed), Computer Towers/Desktops (Not to include Displays)
Mercury Products

Fluorescent Lights, CFLs, Mercury Switches (Analog Thermostats), Thermometers, Lamps that contain Mercury (High Pressure, projector)

Chemical Element/Lab Mercury is not accepted (See Household Hazardous Waste Program)

Household Single Stream RecyclablesPlastic Bottles & Containers, Food & Beverage Cans, Paper (Shredded paper in a paper bag), Flattened Cardboard & Paperboard, Food & Beverage Cartons, Glass Bottles & Containers
MiscellaneousCar Batteries, NiCad Batteries, Lithium Batteries, Zinc Air, rechargable Batteries

One use Alkaline non-rechargable batteries can be thrown in the regular trash. Duracell and Energizer, since 1993 no longer manufacture them with Mercury.

Acceptable Items - Fee: $10.00 per Item:

Purchase stickers at the Norwell Health Department prior to disposal


Refrigerators, Freezers, Air Conditioners, Dehumidifiers, Water Coolers, Microwaves

(State Law requires all Refrigerator & Freezer Doors be removed)

ElectronicsTVs, Displays, Computer Monitors, Laptops

Oil Collection - No Fee

Oil Collection is only on the 1st Saturday of each month, April to November from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. On an Oil Collection Day, regular recyclables can be dropped off from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

Oil Based PaintLimit of 10 Gallons
Motor OilsLimit of 5 Gallons or 12 Containers
Varnish, StainsLimit of 10 Gallons

Latex Paint is not hazardous and may be disposed of in a trash bag for curbside collection. Latex paint will only be accepted if it is completely dry (kitty litter, paint hardener, or saw dust can speed up the process). Paint Cans must have the lids removed prior to disposal.

Latex Paint that is still servicable can be recycled through the Paint Exchange at 388 VFW Drive in Rockland for $2 per container. For more information please call: 339-214-8462