Past Events

Spring Book Swap March 2015

Even on a snowy Spring day, the turn out was a fabulous 670!


November Textile Recycling Event


Haunted Happenings Grand Parade


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.



Clean Salem Green Salem Event (5/3/14)

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

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

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!

mayorjoshjane    photo-28

upcycle    Volunteerladies


Textile Recycling Event (11/23/13)


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

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

Story of how “single use” plastics Never goes away.
Bag It Pic with Senator Lovely

Senator Joan Lovely at a BAG IT movie presented by SalemRecycles, SAFE, Salem Sound Coastwatch and the Sierra Club – thanks to Cinema Salem