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Ways to reduce trash this holiday season
12-11-2023 2:10 PM

By AMY DONOVAN

During the holiday season, the average American family disposes of 25% more trash than they usually do, according to data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.Think about your household: could some of this trash be reduced, reused, recycled...

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Greenfield begins recycling outreach ahead of single-stream launch
06-26-2024 6:15 PM

By ANTHONY CAMMALLERI

GREENFIELD — Before the city begins to change its recycling system from manual dual-stream to automated single-stream next year, officials met with residents Tuesday evening to discuss the changes to come.Seated close to a display of recycling and...


Greenfield to hold first Automated Recycling Outreach Transition meeting
06-23-2024 10:41 AM

GREENFIELD — The city will hold the first of several Automated Recycling Outreach Transition meetings on Tuesday, June 25, at 6 p.m.The meeting will take place at the John Zon Community Center and remotely on Zoom. It will also be recorded and posted...


Bulky waste recycling event set for Saturday
05-08-2024 10:41 AM

The Franklin County Solid Waste Management District is holding a “Clean Sweep” Bulky Waste Recycling Day on Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to noon at three locations, including one new spot this year.Instead of the Northfield Highway Garage, the Erving...


Styrofoam recycling collections coming to four Franklin County towns
03-15-2024 1:55 PM

The Franklin County Solid Waste Management District is collaborating with the towns of Leverett, Montague, Northfield and Wendell to offer free recycling collections of blocky Styrofoam packing material specifically for residents of the four...


With initial support, Greenfield DPW director to move forward with $2M recycling grant
01-22-2024 4:02 PM

By MARY BYRNE

GREENFIELD — Having received an initial nod of support from City Council to pursue an automated single-stream recycling program, Public Works Director Marlo Warner II can move forward in the process of accepting and signing for a $2.05 million grant...


Greening Greenfield talk considers city’s recycling future with $2M grant
10-31-2023 5:30 PM

By MARY BYRNE

GREENFIELD — Eager to engage the public in talking about the future of recycling in the community, Greening Greenfield hosted a discussion Monday night about the $2 million recycling grant that was recently awarded to the city.“Meaningful involvement...


Bulky waste to be accepted at three Franklin County sites on Saturday
10-18-2023 7:01 PM

The Franklin County Solid Waste Management District will hold its fall “Clean Sweep” Bulky Waste Recycling Day on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 9 a.m. to noon at three locations. The bulky waste drop-off sites are Mohawk Trail Regional School at 26 Ashfield...


Greenfield awarded $2M from EPA for automated recycling collection system
09-15-2023 5:28 PM

By MARY BYRNE

GREENFIELD — Funded in part by a $2 million grant, the city will undergo a complete transformation of its recycling management system over the next three years, transitioning from a dual-stream, manual collection system to a single-stream, fully...


Lack of bottle, can redemption program in Wendell could impact food pantry
09-08-2023 5:08 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

WENDELL — The Wendell Recycling and Transfer Station stopped redeeming bottles and cans over the summer, a change that is expected to impact the Good Neighbors Food Pantry that was receiving the money generated from those refundable items.Resident Tom...


Rich Earth Institute hosts remote talk on expanding ‘peecycling’ in Franklin County
08-04-2023 1:11 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

The Rich Earth Institute hopes you’ll stop wasting your waste.The research and education center in Brattleboro, Vermont, hosted the first of two sessions dubbed “Peecycling in the Valley: Community Conversations for Franklin County, MA” on Thursday to...


Proponent seeks support for statewide paint recycling program
06-01-2023 6:26 PM

By BELLA LEVAVI

ASHFIELD — Inspired by a model being used in Clifton Park, New York, Dalton resident Tom Irwin is going across Massachusetts to drum up support for a bill that would create a statewide paint recycling program.The bill, H.823 and S.551, has been...


Clean Sweep Bulky Waste Recycling Day set for Saturday
05-11-2023 12:10 PM

The Franklin County Solid Waste Management District will hold its spring Clean Sweep Bulky Waste Recycling Day on Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. to noon. The three drop-off sites are: Mohawk Trail Regional School at 26 Ashfield Road in Buckland,...


Northfield, Montague volunteers innovate Styrofoam recycling 
04-18-2023 5:02 PM

By BELLA LEVAVI

Northfield resident Annie Chappell couldn’t bear the thought of throwing away her Styrofoam. Assuming others had the same aversion, she worked to ensure community members wouldn’t have to.The community group Drawdown Montague, individual volunteers...


Styrofoam recycling events planned in Northfield, Montague
04-07-2023 5:23 PM

The Franklin County Solid Waste Management District is collaborating with volunteers from the towns of Montague and Northfield to hold recycling collections for blocky Styrofoam packing material on April 8, 15, 22 and 29, from 9 a.m. to noon.These...


Regional mattress recycling program sees strong response
01-27-2023 4:17 PM

By BELLA LEVAVI

Two and a half months after the launch of a regional mattress recycling program, it’s reported that 165 mattresses have been recycled. “It’s been really quite successful and amazing,” commented Jan Ameen, executive director of the Franklin County...


Reduce trash this holiday season: What to recycle, creatively reuse and compost
01-03-2023 5:52 PM

During the holiday season, the average American family disposes of 25% more trash than they usually do, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. By reducing holiday trash, families can save money on “Pay As You Throw” town trash stickers...


Greenfield partners with local charities for textile recycling
05-11-2022 7:24 PM

By MARY BYRNE

GREENFIELD — Thanks to a new partnership, area residents will have a place to dispose of unwanted textiles, while also benefiting a local charity and reducing the amount of waste in the region.“I think it’s a win-win-win for everyone here in Franklin...

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