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Household Hazardous Waste Day, Saturday April 12th

Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff at 12:01 am on April 7, 2014
2014 Framingham Hazardous Waste Day

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Framingham, MA - The Town of Framingham Solid Waste Division is holding a Household Hazardous Waste Day on Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at McCarthy Elementary, (8 Flagg Drive, Framingham, MA). You MUST arrive between 9:00am and 1:00pm, (no late arrivals!).

The recycling and disposal program is open to Framingham residents only, (who must show their Framingham license).  There is no cost for residents to participate.

ACCEPTED ITEMS:

From your house: Aerosol paint cans • Ammonia • Bleaches • Chemistry sets • Cleaners • Drain cleaners • Dry cleaning fluid • Floor cleaners • Metal polish • Oven cleaners • Mercury items (fluorescent bulbs, thermostats, button batteries)

From your yard: Cesspool cleaners • Insecticides • Pesticides • Weed killer • Fertilizers • Pool chemicals • Rodent killer

From your garage or shed: Adhesives / glues / resins • Brake and ...[read more]


Household Hazardous Waste Day - Sept. 28th, 2013

Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff at 5:41 am on September 7, 2013
Framingham 2013 Household Hazardous Waste Day

Click image above to download a printable (.PDF) copy of the 2013 Framingham Household Hazardous Waste Day flyer.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Town of Framingham has announced the details of the 2013 "Household Hazardous Waste Day" which will be held Saturday, September 28, 2013, at McCarthy Elementary, 8 Flagg Drive from 9:00am - 1:00pm, (with NO late arrivals!)

The recycling and disposal program is open to Framingham residents only, (who must show Framingham license).  There is no cost for residents to participate.

ACCEPTED ITEMS:

From your house: Aerosol paint cans • Ammonia • Bleaches • Chemistry sets • Cleaners ...[read more]


Christmas Tree Curbside Collection (Jan. 14th - 18th, 2013)

Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff at 9:33 am on January 3, 2013
Framingham DPW to pick up Christmas Trees weeks of January 23rd-27th, 2012.

Framingham DPW to pick up Christmas Trees week of January 14th-18th, 2013.

FRAMINGHAM, MA- The Christmas tree in your home is most likely very dried out -- and should be seen as a fire hazard.

The Town of Framingham Department of Public Works will be  collecting Christmas Trees during the week of  January 14th through the 18th, 2013.

During that week, you should put your tree on the curb on your normal trash collection day.

If you plan to leave the tree up for the next week or so, make sure there is plenty of water in the base.  Check the water daily.

On the other hand, if you've already started cleaning up, and moved the Christmas tree outdoors, you should make sure it is far away from any [cigarette] smoking areas or other possible sources of ...[read more]


Free Electronics Recycle Event for Framingham Residents

Filed under: General Interest by News Staff at 12:23 am on June 23, 2012
Town of Framingham - Recycle Event, July 11th, 2012

FREE Electronics Recycle Event for Framingham residents, July 11th, 2012.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - On Wednesday, July 11, 2012, from 12:00 Noon until 8:00pm, the Town of Framingham Recycling Center is holding a *Free! Electronics Recycle Event.

Framingham residents can drop off "anything with a power cord or a power button", (tv sets, computers, kitchen appliances, home entertainment equipment, computers, monitors, vacuum cleaners -- if it has a power cord or power button, they'll take it!)

Residents do not have to have a recycle center sticker for this event, but will be asked to produce a drivers license showing they are a Framingham resident.

*As this is being promoted as a "free" event, the Recycling Center will waive the normal $10 permit fee for residents who ...[read more]


Framingham Earth Day Festival, Saturday April 28th

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 1:34 am on April 22, 2012

Earth Day graphicFRAMINGHAM, MA - The Town of Framingham will celebrate Earth Day 2012, on Saturday, April 28th. Events are scheduled throughout out the day.

The day starts with Framingham's 12th annual Greenup Day. From 9:00am to 12:00 noon, join friends, neighbors and other volunteers at various locations throughout Framingham to help remove trash and debris from ponds, rivers and streams, parks and roadways to improve Framingham's environment. For complete information about Greenup Day and details of meetup locations, visit:  www.greenupday.org

From 10:00am to 12:00 noon Framingham will participate in World Tai Chi & Qi Gong Day on the Centre Common (rain or shine). Tai Chi & Qi Gong are "Chinese healing techniques and exercises have been used to treat certain conditions, stimulate the immune system and harmonize and balance the body's energy."  All are welcome! For more info World Tai Chi & Qi Gong Day, visit: www.tqhi.org

From 11:00am 'til 3:00pm the 2012 Framingham Earth Day Festival will be held on the Village Green, (Framingham Centre Common).  Educational, environmental and fun events for families, kids and people of all ages including on-site recycling, sustainable living demonstrations and over 80 vendor booths showcasing green and eco friendly products, local foods and art and craft items by area artisans. There will be games, crafts, face painting, a magic show  and other activities just for kids.  Live performances by "The Elderly Brothers",  "Something With Digby" and "Adam & Eve" will fill the Common with music for the afternoon.

In case of Rain, the Festival will be held indoors at Framingham High School, (on "A" Street).

For detailed schedules of  events, and other info, visit the following websites:

 

For more information, contact: Donna Kramer Merritt, Chair, Earth Day Festival Committee by email at: FraminghamEarthDay@gmail.com, or by calling (508) 788-7300.

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