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NBSWMD is s collaboration of a 14 member municipalities within Western Massachusetts providing information and resources pertaining to recycling with ultimate goal of preserving the planet.


northern Berkshire solid waste management district

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Do you have worn clothing, outdated electronics or other items that don't belong in your household recycling bin? Don't throw them away. Find out where to recycle, reuse, or repurpose them in Massachusetts by visiting


Northern Berkshire Solid Waste Management District 

works with a wide range of environmentally friendly service providers. Their knowledge and professionalism help the district uphold the highest standards of meeting state compliance. Keeping our environment clean with proper recycling and disposal programs. They say it takes a village to make this happen, together we are making a difference on all of the districts Communities. Thank you for all you do!


Environmental Studies majors at Williams College are required to take an experiential class in which they conduct environmental planning projects for clients in the community.  The course, Environmental Planning Workshop, assigns student teams to clients who seek assistance with particular projects.  This team of four students worked under the guidance of Mike Canales and Linda Cernik to conduct an analysis of whether the City of North Adams should join the Northern Berkshire Solid Waste Management District.

click below for to download the powerpoint presentation

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