Friday, January 20, 2017

“Park Your Butts Here” Receives Municipal Innovation Award

The City of Salem has received a Municipal Innovation Award for its “Park Your Butts Here” campaign! Accepting are SalemRecycles members Geri Yuhas and Carol Hautau, tireless advocates for our cigarette butt recycling program.  Around the City, you will see many “Park Your Butts Here” bins for people to dispose of their cigarette butts properly.  These bins have helped improve litter throughout the City.


Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Salem Wins TWO MassRecycle Awards MARecycleAward_MayorMARecycleAward_Salem

Congratulations to Mayor Kim Driscoll and the SalemRecycles Committee for winning MassRecycle’s Annual Recycling Awards, recognizing their work with community recycling. MassRecycle is the statewide non-profit organization that focuses on efforts to increase recycling and reduce trash, working toward the goal of sustainable living in Massachusetts.

For her effective leadership driving sustainable initiatives in the City of Salem, Mayor Driscoll received the Public Servant Award. SalemRecycles was given the Municipal Award for their promotion of community recycling to Salem residents and businesses via education and community events encouraging sustainable practices. The awards were presented March 30th at the 2015 R3 Recycling & Organics Conference. Salem residents and businesses should be proud of the citywide efforts to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.