The town will host a recycling day for all old trash barrels and recycling bins on Dec. 1, from 8 a.m. to noon at Westwood High School. Westwood replaced its residential trash program on Oct. 15 with automated trash and recycling collection, including single-stream recycling. That means all recyclable materials are placed in one container for collection. The new program via Waste Management is designed to increase Westwood’s recycling rate, keep streets neater and cleaner, help the environment, and reduce solid-waste collection costs. Each residence has received two free containers, one for trash and one for recycling.
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