Norwell Recycling Guide

Your town collects clean paper, cardboard, bottles and rigid containers in a 'single stream'.  To make sure you are recycling the right way - click here

To learn about other recycling & disposal options visit Recycling A - Z & Hazardous Waste.



Single Stream Recyclables - clean paper, cardboard, bottles, cans and rigid containers

White goods (appliances) - $10 fee for disposing of refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, microwaves

TV's - $10 fee

Computer Monitors - $10 fee

Fluorescent tubes

Rechargeable and automotive batteries


Swing Sets

Auto parts

Lawn & office furniture


Lawn mowers (drain fluids)

Gas grill propane tanks (keep valve closed, do not vent);

Appliances (remove doors, fee may apply)

Grass clippings, leaves & brush

Paint, motor oil and antifreeze.  (limited hours - 1st Saturday of April-November between 1:00 - 4:00 pm)

Latex paint is not hazardous, just messy.  If usable, you may recycle it at The Paint Exchange in Rockland. A small fee may apply.  It may also be disposed of in the rubbish after being stiffened with kitty litter or sawdust.

Oil-based paint, varnish, stains, used motor oil are accepted 

Limits: paint: 10 gallons; oil: 5 gallons or 12 containers

Cooking oil in labelled containers