Materials that will be accepted are large pieces of white, clean and dry foam. Any paper or plastic must be removed and will not be accepted.In addition colored foam, packing peanuts and food related foam like cups, plates and trays will not be accepted.
Pellet Bags Recycling Bags must be empty, dry and relatively clean. Only bags from wood pellets will be accepted. Please stack empty bags, fold them together and place the roll inside another empty pellet bag.
The ReUse Committee is always looking for volunteers to help at these events. They usually require one to four hours of time on a Saturday morning. If you are interested in joining our corps of volunteers, please contact me at email@example.com. The events are fun and social and require no previous experience.
April 26th - Community Tag Sale and Swap, Northampton
May 3 - Bulky Rigid Plastics and Kid's Stuff Exchange 9 till Noon at Smith Voc toys, lawn furniture, plastic play structures, plastic buckets...
For information regarding this and upcoming recycling events please contact Susan Waite, Northampton Recycling Coordinator, with any questions 413 587 1059 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to the exciting news above.... My resources tell me that there is a drop off site in Holyoke for any unwanted paint!
As you can see, we have a nice collection going and we are thinking it's time to purge! And what a great idea that someone else might actually be able to use it. A win-win situation. Here is the information:
Latex paint can be brought to the Refuse/Recycling Drop-off Site for disposal. Paint swap is available for anyone interested in unused paint. Empty latex paint cans that are dried up can be brought to the Refuse/Recycling Center. Empty cans of oil-based paint must be disposed of during the City's hazardous waste day, which is held twice a year in the Spring, and Fall. Information concerning the City's Hazardous Waste Days is available by calling the DPW at 413-322-5645.
Happy Purging everyone!