Recycling Details

Got stuff to Recycle? Save and Bring it April 29th

Recycling AT the Festival on the Common:

Old toothbrushes, toothpaste tubes, caps and boxes (Any Brand)

Please go to the Atlantis Dental booth at the Festival to recycle these items of any brand!
Atlantis Dental sends these items to a recycling company, which then gives them points to redeem to send money to a local nonprofit. Atlantis Dental work with the Framingham Police Department and all contributions will go towards the Special Olympics program.

Bicycles

Bikes Not Bombs will be on the at Earth Day Festival and will take your old bicycle. A $10/bike donation is kindly requested, to pay for shipping the bicycle to one of Bikes not Bombs overseas partners in Central America or Africa. All donations are tax-deductible and tax receipts will be provided at the event.

Things we accept:

  • All types of bikes (road, hybrid, mountain, BMX, tandem, etc.)
  • All sizes (adult, child, etc.)
  • Parts of any kind
  • Tools of any kind
  • Even some broken stuff! (e.g. cracked frame with usable components, worn tires, tubes with holes)
  • Accessories (helmets, bags, lights, pumps, locks, etc.)
  • Cycling clothing

Things we do no accept:

  • Anything that has spent significant time out in the weather (and has rust)
  • Kick scooters
  • Anything motorized
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Tricycles

 

Eye glasses, Pennies and Used Winter Coats

Come by the Framingham Lions Club booth to donate these items! We will accept prescription and reading glasses, sunglasses and plastic and metal frames. Children’s glasses are especially needed.
 

Packing Peanuts collected ON the Common

Please bring a bag or box full of packing peanuts to the common the day of the Festival where Peanut Planet will be collecting them free of charge for re-distribution. For full details on this please check out this Informative PDF
 

Recycling Off-Site; but close by!

Electronics + Foam – NEW: Fees This Year

How about that old TV that you’ve been trying to sell on Craig’s list, or that computer sitting in your basement? Time to clean out space and have those products responsibly recycled! Bring anything with a power cord. Sponsored by Conigliaro Industries, you can drop your items off at their truck in the Plymouth Church Parking lot (87 Edgell Rd, across the street from the event)

Price List

  • Computer + TVs with cathode ray tubes – Under 27” (Max two per car) – $25.00 Each
  • Computer + TVs with cathode ray tubes – Over 27” (Max two per car) – $50.00 Each
  • Computer Monitor and Laptops – $10.00 Each
  • Mixed electronics (anything with a cord) – FREE
  • Styrofoam (EPS #6) Foam, Packaging Bracing, and Packing Peanuts (packing peanuts must be in separate bag from other foam) – $2.00 minimum per drop, $5 per bag.

 

Textile Drive

Location: First Baptist Church near Framingham Center
Address: 1013 Worcester Road (Route 9) … (48 Pleasant Street in your GPS)
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m

Donations collected under a tent on the church green.

Bags@School will be collecting the textiles, which must be clean and can be anything that touches a human body: clothing, hats, belts, ties, purses, footwear (tied in pairs), blankets, sheets, and towels. Soft/stuffed toys are accepted too. Cannot take pillows. Although the donations must be clean, the clothes do not have to be wearable. Torn and stained items can be recycled too. The aim is to help the environment by diverting unwanted textiles away from landfills.