310 Main Street (Located to the right of the Highway Dept. Yard)
Hours of Operation
Winter: November 1st to March 31st
Wednesdays: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Saturdays: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Spring/Summer/Fall: April 1st to October 31st
Wednesdays: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
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 is for Norwell Residents only. No commerical businesses are allowed.
The Norwell Recycling Center does not accept household trash or styrofoam.
Acceptable Items - No Fee:
|White Goods||Stoves, Dishwashers, Washer, Dryer, Hot Water Heaters|
|Scrap Metal||Swing Sets, Auto Parts, Lawn & Office Furniture, Bikes, Lawn Mowers, Gas Grills, Propane Tanks (Valve Closed), Scrap Metals, etc|
|Yard Waste||Grass Clippings, Leaves, Brush|
|Electronics||Stereo Equipment, VCRs, DVD & Blu-ray Players, Printers (Ink/Toner removed), Computer Towers/Desktops (Not to include Displays)|
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 Recyclables||Plastic Bottles & Containers, Food & Beverage Cans, Paper (Shredded paper in a paper bag), Flattened Cardboard & Paperboard, Food & Beverage Cartons, Glass Bottles & Containers|
|Tires||Passenger Tires, Truck Tires, Rim Mounted or Unmounted (Limited to 4 per day)|
|Batteries||Car 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:
Stickers can be purchased via cash or check at the Norwell Health Department prior to disposal.
The Recycling Center accepts checks only made payable to: Town of Norwell
Refrigerators, Freezers, Air Conditioners, Dehumidifiers, Water Coolers, Microwaves
(State Law requires all Refrigerator & Freezer Doors be removed)
|Electronics||TVs, Displays, Computer Monitors, Laptops, Tablets|
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 Paint||Limit of 10 Gallons|
|Motor Oils||Limit of 5 Gallons or 12 Containers|
|Varnish, Stains||Limit 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 Recolor Paints.