Purchase of materials and disposal of leaves is on a first come, first serve basis. Used clothing and electronics can be pickup from your doorstep through Curb My Clutter. Before bringing to the facility, a sticker must be obtained from the Health Department at City Hall, Mon-Fri. The Town of Westfield has partnered with Second Chance Toys, who will collect and clean the toys, and then donate them to community service organizations that service children in need. Open to Residents of Host Municipality Community Facility Telephone Details Brookline 617-879-4908 Brookline residents only whenever the Recycling Center is open.
For most Recyclables, the materials are sorted, cleaned, and broken down into raw materials that can be used to manufacture new goods. The chart below lists the dates that recycling will be picked up in each Ward. How can households dispose of hazardous materials? Businesses and institutions need to refer to the for information about their recycling obligations and options. You may return clean, empty containers to retailers that sell them, or to redemption centers. Recyclables may be brought year round during normal operating hours to the Center - no permit is necessary.
Any resident who wishes to dispose of plant matter such as grass clippings, garden refuse, twigs, branches, brush, shrubs, and logs not exceeding two feet in length from their property in Westfield may purchase a permit in the form of a decal for their vehicle. Car batteries are not accepted. All materials must be clean, dry and free of food residue. As such, the Center serves as a staging area until the materials can be transported to a subsequent facility for proper disposal or disposition. Residents with a valid dump pass may dispose of bulk items at the Twiss Street transfer station.
Together we can reduce trash hauling costs and increase recycling tonnages for our City. Recycling Vendor - Republic Services Both residential and municipal recycling in Westford are picked up by Republic Services. To learn more about what batteries can be recycled, visit. In 2009 the City has also received a grant to retrofit the diesel exhausts on their recycling and trash collection trucks to significantly reduce emissions. These raw materials are sold to manufacturers based on market conditions, and after processing, they are ultimately sold to consumers as new goods.
Effective January, 2018 a sticker is now required for flat screen T. No broken bulbs are allowed. How do I get a permit? Open year-round on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 9:00 a. Organic debris must be sorted into three categories — grass, leaves, and all other debris — and deposited on the ground in designated areas at the Center. For more information, go to:. Grass clippings, organic garden debris, twigs, brush, shrubbery, hedge clippings, logs not to exceed 2 feet in length , leaves, and Christmas trees with lights and decorations removed are accepted at the Center.
No small toys those which fit inside a toiler paper roll are acceptable. Please do not put plastic bags in recycling bins or toters, or recycle items in plastic bags as these bags will jam the recycling sorting machines. Cash or credit cards are accepted for payment. Currently City employees provide curbside refuse and recycling collection service to all residents in 1-5 family dwelling units. Only automobiles, sport utility vehicles, and pick-up trucks less than a half ton are permitted to enter the center for this purpose. Thank you to all residents for reducing, reusing, and recycling! The City of Westfield is nestled at the foot of the Berkshire Mountains in western Massachusetts. No permit is necessary, and there is no fee.
If your recycling was not picked up as per the schedule, call the contractor, Giordano Company, at 1-800-216-2250 within 24 hours of your collection day. Additional Resources for Register a New Redemption Center. If you are unsure whether or not an item is acceptable, please ask and we will be happy to assist. This change is the result of significant shifts in the recycling industry at large that are affecting curbside single stream collection. Bulk Pickup We are working out a date to do a City wide bulk pickup later in the year after the new budget is accepted.
Examples include, but are not limited to soft drink bottles, water bottles, cooking oil, milk jugs, cleaning agents, laundry detergents, and shampoo bottles. Households now have a safe, and environmentally conscious, way to dispose of Household Hazardous Products that have been accumulating in cupboards, closets, and garages of their homes. This is a total of 83,258 lbs overall! Do I need to sort the organic debris or recyclable materials I bring to the Center? Landscapers and lawn service contractors are encouraged to contact the Department of Public Works 908-789-4100 for more information. Show proof of residency i. Pickup for Ward 2 will be on Friday, January 4.
Residents have several options to choose from. Last year the City collected 5,439 tons of recycling from approximately 9,600 households, or roughly 830 pounds per household served by the program. What types of vehicles are not permitted to use the Center? E-waste refers to discarded electronic or electrical devices. If you are unable to deliver your Household Hazardous Products to the Collection Center please ask us about our pick up service. Many communities offer household hazardous waste disposal events, often on a regional basis, where residents may drop off items such as paint, cleaners, pesticides, and other products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable, or reactive ingredients. Multi-family residents are also encouraged to utilize the recycling drop-off center.
Westfield is adjacent to the City of Springfield, and roughly 100 miles west from Boston, and 134 miles north from New York City. Please note that a permit is not necessary to deposit Christmas trees or leaves at the Center. You also need to notify consumers that it is against the law for them redeem containers purchased in other states for deposit refunds in Massachusetts. If your issue is not resolved within 24 hours, contact the Town Manager's Office at 978 692-5501. Brockton 508-580-7827 Brockton residents only, Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a. Containerizing your recycling at the curb is highly encouraged to minimize moisture contamination. First, in July the Public Works Department assumed the operation of the curbside refuse and recycling collection program.