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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: Republic Services (800) 442-9006: Mon-Fri 8AM - 5PM
Hours and Notes:
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: Trash barrel 35 gallon max size, limit 3 barrels. 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.

May 2016 Electronics and More Event Statistics

36,811 lbs of electronic devices, 43,841 lbs of mixed metals and light iron, and 13,010 lbs of TVs and monitors. This is a total of 93,662 lbs overall, simply fantastic and a 2.4% increase from our last event in September 2015! See our video below... Thank you to all residents for reducing, reusing, and recycling!

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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