Start saving your old sneakers and rubber soled shoes, plastic lawn furniture, kids toys, laundry baskets, flowerpots, large buckets, cat litter buckets and other rigid plastics, your bikes, your unneeded household items, clothes, furniture, and bring them to the Wrentham Donate Reuse and Reduce section of the Household Hazardous Waste Day on May 11, 2013 at the Senior Center Parking lot on Taunton St.
Bikes not Bombs, the Salvation Army, Nike and Boston Building Resources will all be there to accept your items. Bikes not Bombs repairs bikes for reuse at home and abroad and asks a $10.00 donation to assist in theveffort.
Rigid plastics cannot be recycled curbside, but can be recycled separately, so don’t trash it, bring the items to be recycled. It is a good chance to get rid of those large old kids play sets, slides, broken bins, old buckets, plastic chairs and tables. Help reduce our trash. Nike recycles all sneakers and rubber soled shoes into materials for running tracks and other uses.
Replacing your bath fixtures, re-doing your kitchen? Boston Building Materials takes building materials such as plumbing fixtures, cabinets, doors, etc. in very good condition for reuse. The Salvation Army will take all any and all clean and dry fabric, shoes, belts, pocketbooks, linens, stuffed toys and other items. It doesn’t matter if they are torn and worn. In addition, they take household items, furniture in good condition, toys and games.
The 4 Paws Animal Shelter will also be present to accept donations.
The PTO will be collecting cell phones and other small electronics. Donation, Reuse and Reduce Day on May 11 offers an excellent opportunity to get rid of many unwanted items that will be reused or recycled and help many charities.