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Westford Recycling Commission
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General Questions About Recycling:
(978) 551-5458
(978) 692-5462
Problems with Trash or Recycling Pickup?
Call: ACME Waste Systems (781) 935-6339: Mon-Fri 8AM - 4PM
Call: Integrated Paper Recyclers (781) 933-3013: Mon-Fri 7AM - 5PM
Please call the phone number(s) above. If your issue is not resolved within 24 hours, contact the Town Manager's Office at (978) 692-5501.

NOTE: 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. Thank you, the Westford Recycling Commission.

Recycling in Westford: New Tips and Reminders - Click here to review

The Basics of Recycling in Westford: A Tutorial and Refresher - Click here to review

Westford Recycling Quick Links

Recycling Guide

Upcoming Events

Recycling Schedule

Recycle Everything!

Bulk Items & Policy



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Westford Mandatory Recycling and Trash Pick-up Policy - Please Read! - Click here to review

WRC Recommendation to Board of Selectman Approved Dec 2014 - Click here to review

Want to help with tax expenditures for trash? - WRC Letter to the Residents - Click here to review

Westford Recycling & Trash Statistics for FY2015 Click here to review

Within the FY2015, between July 2014 to June 2015, Westford had a decrease of 543.3 tons of trash in FY 2015, a 6.9% reduction, resulting in a savings of $36,946.44 compared to the previous year. Recycling tonnage decreased by 87.4 tons or 2.9% over the same period. The overall trend for trash tonnage shows a reduction in trash generation by residents whereas the recycling data shows a positive trend with an increase of recycling activity over the last 10 years. The current tipping fee per ton of trash is $68.00.

September 2015 Electronics and More Event Statistics

26,043 lbs of electronic devices and 55,159 lbs of mixed electronics and metals in dumpsters, 11,091 lbs of TVs and monitors, 244 lbs of car seats, 876 lbs of propane tanks. This is a total of 91,413 lbs overall, simply extraordinary! See our video below... Thank you to all residents for reducing, reusing, and recycling!

Spring Events and Tips

  • Troop 95 Electronics Collection: June 4th

  • Free Paper Shredding Events

  • Stay tuned for more Spring Events!

  • Westford Recycling Video and Media Links

    Summer Recycling Tips

    ABCs of Recycling in Westford

    Upcycle It!

    Electronics Recycling

    Westford Academy Composting

    The Westford Recycling Commission thanks you for reducing, reusing, and recycling!

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