Vote Yes on 2: Support the expansion of the Bottle Bill

According to MASSPIRG, “every year enough bottles get thrown away to fill Fenway Park to the Monster seats” (photo: MASSPIRG). Vote Yes on 2 in November so we can finally update the Bottle Bill to include plastic water bottles and sports drinks. Read More »


New! Summer leaf and yard waste collection

Once a month this June through September, yard waste will be collected in Boston on your recycling day. The dates for the summer collections are: June 16–20, July 14–18. Aug. 11–15, Sept. 15–20. In the fall the seven-week pickup block will continue (Oct. 13–Nov. 28). Read More »

Upgrade Your Aging Heating Equipment

If you heat with forced hot air and your furnace is older than 11 years or with forced hot water or steam and your boiler is older than 29 years, you should consider upgrading your system now with first-time-ever rebates from Mass Save ranging from $750 to $4,000. Read More »

Hazardous waste dropoff in WR June 29

Safely dispose of old paint cans, tires, chemicals, and other materials. Saturday, June 29, 9 am to 2 pm at the West Roxbury Public Works Yard behind Home Depot. Read More »

Weatherize Now! West Roxbury presentation March 4

WRSE and Renew Boston are hosting this weatherizing presentation where you can learn about the initiatives of the Renew Boston program that include no-cost energy assessments, up to 75% off insulation and air-sealing, rebates for heating and hot-water upgrades, and more. Read More »

WRSE presents “Green Your Electricity and Save Money: A New Option” on July 24

As of this June, residents of West Roxbury (and the rest of the state) have an additional option for purchasing green energy. On Tuesday, July 24, come hear about an electricity supplier you can choose that offers a 20 percent green energy plan and a 100 percent green energy plan. Read More »