Westwood Environmental Action Committee (WEAC) serves as an advisory committee to the Board of Selectmen. The Committee identifies environmental issues to the Board of Selectmen attention to work with them on solutions that benefit the town and its residents. The mission of WEAC is to promote energy and resource conservation, renewable energy, water conservation, green buildings, more efficient vehicles, tree planting, recycling and environmental education in the Town of Westwood.
WEAC sponsors several projects each year including the Electronics Recycling event in May and the town wide Earth cleanup campaign in April..
Community Electricity Aggregation
WEAC and the Select Board are sponsoring a warrant article for the Spring 2019 Town Meeting for the town to enter into a contract with a broker for Community Electricity Aggregation. Additional information about this proposal can be found HERE.
May is BYOB Month
To raise awareness about the impact of single-use bags and reduce their use, the Select Board, in collaboration with WEAC has identified May 2019 as "Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB) Month". Click here for additional information.