Events

Spring is our busiest time of the year.  We begin with road-side litter clean-up, then open up the town's e-waste bin on a Saturday for folks who cannot stop by during the week.  We've coordinated a Paper Shredding event with the town clerk.  Finally, as supply lasts, we have a Black Gold day (fully composted cow manure, that is, for your garden).

Saturday, March 28 - Town-wide, Road-side Litter Clean-up.  We will be stationed at the Library starting at 9:00 am to hand out bags, pickers, gloves, etc.  Coffee and donuts to give you a boost!

Saturday, April 4 - E-Waste and Shredder.  Working with the town clerk, we will have both facilities available for you at 66 June Road.  The shredder will be there from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.  E-Waste pod will be open from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  
See the list below for what E-Waste is acceptable and what is not.
See flyer below for Paper Shredding.

Saturday, April 18 - Black Gold Day.  Best compost ever for your garden.  Details to follow.

TOWN RECYCLABLE AND NON-RECYCLABLE ITEMS.  See below for E-Waste list and Shredder instructions

ELECTRONIC RECYCLING ACCEPTABLE AND NOT ACCEPTABLE ITEMS, FROM www.ewaste.com:
ACCEPTABLE MATERIALS
Batteries - Rechargeable
Business Machines
Cables & IT accessories
Cameras
Computer peripherals (mice, keyboards, webcams, speakers, microphones)
Computers
Copiers
Electronics Scrap
Fax Machines
Fluorescent Lamps
Gaming devices
GPS units
Lab & medical electronics
Laptops
Mainframe/ Midrange
Mobile devices (cell Phones, Tablets, PDAs, MP3 players)
Monitors
Networking Gear
Phone systems
Power supplies
Printers & plotters (ink, toner, & cartridges)
Routers & switches
Scanners
Scientific Equipment
Security equipment
Servers & server racks
Stereo equipment
Storage devices (external hard drives, solid state drives, SD cards, memory cards, card readers)
Telecommunications Equipment
Televisions
Terminals
Typewriters
UPS
Video & audio equipment
Wiring & Cabling

UNACCEPTABLE MATERIALS
Carbon monoxide detectors
Dehumidifiers
Devices containing liquid mercury (thermostats, switches, medical devices, thermometers)
Freon containing devices/materials (refrigerators, air conditioners, dehumidifiers)
Gas powered equipment
Household hazardous waste
Large appliances (stoves, washers, dryers, dishwashers)
Liquids
PCB ballasts
Propane tanks
Radioactive materials
Small appliances (toasters, vacuum cleaners, coffee makers, irons, hair dryers)
Smoke detectors
Wet cell batteries/Alkaline



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New "Entering North Salem" signs have been installed.  We'll never understand what motivates them, but vandals damaged and totally destroyed four of our gateway signs last year.  All totaled, six of eight signs were down!  We have not been defeated, however. We ordered new and slightly improved signs this spring and they are up!
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Cynthia Curtis,
Dec 18, 2014, 2:03 PM
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