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Don’t Trash Your Textiles: Textile Ban in Effect Since November 1

As of November 1, 2022, there are new state regulations that ban the disposal of textiles in the trash. According to the state press release, textiles “represent an important opportunity for Massachusetts to reduce the waste stream and capture valuable resources. “ Each year, Massachusetts throws out more than 200,000 tons of textiles in the trash. This includes old clothing,

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Swap Shed Re-Opens – Still Looking for More Volunteers

The Swap Shed at the Transfer Station re-opened this past Saturday, September 18, for the first time since April 2020. It is, as they say, “under new management.” Rather than town transfer station employees keeping an eye on the comings and goings, the Swap Shed is now entirely volunteer-run, much like other towns in the area including Lincoln and Arlington.

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