Come help clean the beach at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge! You can help clean up the beach for nesting shorebirds druing this Spring volunteer event. Meet volunteers from the Friends of Parker River NWR at parking lot 1 before going out on the beach to clean up debris. Friends' volunteers and park rangers will be on available to help with heavy items. They will orient you and hand out trash bags. Friends' volunteers and park rangers will be available to help with heavy items. Come for the day or for an hour. All are welcome. Event will be held rain or shine. No preregistration is required; simply show up!
SalemRecycles Free Book Swap returns to the Community Life Center at 401 Bridge Street on Saturday, March 18 from 10:00am-1:00pm! Swapping isn't necessary -- you may donate, take away, or both.
Salem residents & property owners (with ID or tax bill) can recycle e-waste on the last Saturday of the quarter at Salem High School, 77 Willson St. Please stay in your vehicle the whole time and have your items ready to unload in your trunk, truck bed or hatchback – items will not be unloaded from car seats. Please wear a face covering and have your cash or check ready.
Don’t throw away your broken item – bring it to the Repair Café! SalemRecycles' 11th Repair Café is on Saturday, March 12 from 9:00am - noon, at the Community Life Center at 401 Bridge St. Appointments are required at this free event, which is for Salem residents only, please.
Have you ever wondered if there was some way you could recycle styrofoam trays and packaging? Well, there is! Join Newburyport artisan and re-maker Pam Farren teaches techniques to create one-of-a-kind prints using recycled styrofoam trays, paper and ink. Stop by and try your hand at making a miniature work of art! This is a Free program in the Children's Activity Room and all materials are provided, but you're encouraged to bring styrofoam trays from home to use or share.
In partnership with the Imagination Foundation, the Phoenix School will host its annual Cardboard Challenge at Armory Park in Salem. Join in the worldwide celebration of creativity and imagination where everyone is challenged to design and create using cardboard and recycled materials. The Phoenix School Cardboard Challenge is part of a global Day of Play around the world. The Phoenix School’s Global Cardboard Challenge is an opportunity for kids, parents, students of all ages, adults -- everyone!-- to join in the FUN!
Join us in celebrating our precious Earth. Every day at The Thrift Shop is a recycling day but this special event help us all to focus on helping our planet thrive. All items have been donated by the community. Some up--cycled goods will be available as well as garden art, jewelry, home goods, usable items, fun gifts, and more. All proceeds benefit Beverly Bootstraps.
SalemRecycles is hosting their annual textile recycling event! Clean out your closets the green way - drop off USABLE and UNUSABLE textiles at SalemRecycles' fifth annual Clothing and Textile Recycling Drive. Look for the Goodwill truck in Riley Plaza (212 Washington Street, Salem). Usable items will be sold in Goodwill stores; unusable items will be recycled into new products.
Tired of hitting the Big Box stores whenever it's time to give a gift? Learn about alternative gift making, share some ideas, and take something home at our sustainable gifting workshop. For teens and adults. Pre-registration required.
Thursday, September 28
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