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SalemRecycles Free Book Swap & TerraCycle Collection

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

SalemRecycles Free Book Swap returns to the Community Life Center at 401 Bridge Street on Saturday, March 23, 2024 from 10:00am-1:00pm! Swapping isn’t necessary — you may donate, take away, or both.
In addition to books, the swap accepts CDs, DVDs, video games, records (all in original cases, please), plus puzzles, greeting cards, and cloth reusable bags! All items must be clean, dry, and mildew free. Sorry, no magazines or VHS and cassette tapes.
TO DONATE, please drop off at the Community Life Center on Friday, March 22 from 4:00-7:00pm, or Saturday, March 23 from 9:00am-noon.
All leftover materials will be donated or recycled.
To Volunteer (Friday and/or Saturday): Register Here

Here’s what we are collecting for TerraCycle items:

– SWIFFERS: save all used, dried Swiffer pads.

– RAZORS: save all brands of reusable and disposable razors, blades, & cartridges, as well as any flexible or rigid plastic packaging they come in.

– ORAL CARE: Toothbrushes, toothpaste tubes, mouthwash bottles, and floss containers. Save all brands, plus toothbrush packaging.

– DEODORANT: All brands of deodorant containers and caps.

BRITA:  Brita dispenser, Brita pitchers, Brita bottles, Brita standard filters, Brita Stream filters, Brita bottle filters, Brita filter packaging, Brita Longlast® filters, Brita Stream® pitchers.

IMPORTANT UPDATE: TerraCycle has ended the RUBBERMAID collection as of December 31, 2023. These items will no longer be accepted. Please reuse as much as possible and keep in mind that the black plastic to-go containers are NOT accepted in the curbside recycling program

For more info or to volunteer, contact Janelle Rolke at jrolke@salem.com or (978) 619-5672


March 23
10:00 am - 1:00 pm