Past Events

SalemRecycles Signature Annual Events

Spring Book Swap March 2017

Another great Book Swap, 775 people turned out! Just shy of 800, the record from 2016. Even on a snowy Spring day in 2015, the turn out was a fabulous 670!

Drop & Swap in Conjunction with Clean Salem Green Salem Day (5/3/14)

SwapDrop DropSwap                  We’re thankful for a great Swap ‘N’ Drop turnout and great weather!

CleanSweep  MayorCleanSweep       Thank you to all participants in Salem’s Clean Sweep morning! You worked magic with your brooms, Salemites!

November Textile Recycling

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Haunted Happenings Grand Parade

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UpCycle Cartons to Birdhouses at Salem Arts Festival (6/7 & 8, 2014)

60 cartons upcycled all but 3 were done by enthusiastic, creative & proud kids ranging from ages 4-12. Great recycling Q&A with parents and kids during art making time. Read what NoBo magazine said about the Arts Fest and our UpCycle table.

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Book Swap (3/15/14)

A record 700 people attended! Old books found new homes, books left over went to Goodwill!  Good reads for all ages. Mayor Driscoll, Councillor Turiel & Jane were there. Check our all the thing repurposed in our UpCycle display!

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Textile Recycling Event (11/23/13)

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Ward 2 Councillor-Elect Heather Famico at Textile event with Goodwill & SalemRecycles members at Riley Plaza

Bag It: Documentary Movie (11/3/13)

SalemRecycles sponsored the screening of “Bag It”, the story of how “single use” plastics Never goes away.
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Senator Joan Lovely at a BAG IT movie presented by SalemRecycles, SAFE, Salem Sound Coastwatch and the Sierra Club – thanks to Cinema Salem