Welcome to the website for SalemRecycles, a volunteer committee appointed by the Mayor of Salem, MA. This is a site where you can find news and information to help you reuse, repair, and recycle in Salem.

Contact Julie Rose at 978-619-5679; jrose@salem.com

or Micaela Guglielmi at 978-619-5672; mguglielmi@salem.com

for Recycling Questions

Please call Waste Management at 800-972-4545 to:

  • Report if trash/recycling is not picked up
  • Schedule bulk Item pick up
  • Schedule a white goods pick up

Call the Engineering Department at 978-619-5673 for general questions.

NEWS AND UPDATES

The Textile Drive is Coming Up on November 17th at Riley Plaza!

Come to Riley Plaza on November 17th from 8am -1pm to recycle your old clothing and textiles! Parking is available in front of the Salem Post Office at 2 Margin Street.

The following can be recycled: clothing, sneakers, shoes, boots, slippers, belts, ties, purses, pillows, bedding (comforters, sheets, blankets), table linens, stuffed animals and curtains. Items in almost any condition may be brought, from reusable, to moth eaten, faded, torn, stained but they must be CLEAN and DRY to be accepted.

TEXTILES YOU DON’T WANT? 

You don’t have to wait for our November textile drive?  Here’s a quick guide to where, what, and how to dispose of textiles during the year.

WHERE TO GET THINGS FIXED

And you don’t have to wait for the next Repair Café to get that tear mended or switch replaced. Here’s a list of places we’ve personally found provide good, reliable repair service.

COMPOSTING

Click here to learn more about composting.

GOT YARD WASTE?  TAKE IT TO THE TRANSFER STATION!

Salem residents with proof of ID may drop off their yard waste at the transfer station at 12 Swampscott Road on Saturdays 7:00a.m. to 3:00p.m and Sundays 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.
Click here for more details

Please note:

This site is updated periodically by volunteers; we strive to present the most accurate and up-to-date information possible, but we cannot guarantee that more current information is not available.