2013 May Recycling ENewsletter
Next Household Hazardous Waste Collection 6/8/2013
Dates: 6/8, 7/13, 10/19 from 9am-1pm. Click here for more information.
Want to Donate a Couch, Mattress or Other Furniture? Super!
Moving and can’t take it all with you? Plan ahead and call today to arrange a free pickup of your good-condition furniture with a local organization that benefits people in need. Visit www.cambridgema.gov/furniture. Moving and can’t take it all with you? Plan ahead and call today to arrange a free pickup of your good-condition furniture with a local organization that benefits people in need.
Get More Involved and Volunteer
We’d love to hear from you if you can volunteer for a few hours at a community event coming up. It’s fun to talk to people about recycling, composting, and reducing waste. You can enjoy the atmosphere and get a free t-shirt. Email us today at firstname.lastname@example.org to help!
- 6/1, Riverfest, Noon-6pm (raindate 6/2)
- 6/8, Fresh Pond Day, 10am-2pm
- 6/15, Hoops N Health, 10am-8pm (raindate 6/22)
Curbside Recycling… Yay or Nay?
Large Plastics: We can recycle buckets, broken laundry baskets, crates, toys, etc. Please try to donate and reuse first.
Paper Coffee Cups: Empty please, and we can even take the plastic top. No Styrofoam.
Shredded Paper: Just place in a clear plastic or paper bag.
Frozen Food Boxes: If it rips, we can take it. Rinse out food residue.
Hangers: Reuse and donate, check with your local dry cleaner. Metal hangers accepted at Recycling Center.
Clothing & Textiles: See our google map of clothing donation spots. Good stuff gets reused and damaged stuff gets recycled.
Electronics: Find out how to recycle or donate.
Packaging: No packing peanuts, no plastic wrap, or polystyrene Styrofoam blocks. More info…
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147 Hampshire St
Hours of Service
Friday: 8:30am-12 noon
24 Hour emergency 617.349.4860
RECYCLING CENTER HOURS
Tuesday & Thursday: 4:00pm-7:30pm
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