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Plastic Bags and Wraps Collection on Through November 14, in Westford


The Westford Rotary Club is collecting PLASTIC BAGS and WRAPS to participate in the Recycling Challenge by TREX.
The collection goal is 500 pounds. Trex Outdoor Furniture will turn the collected plastic into a bench that will be placed at a location in Westford. Westford saves money by keeping plastics out of the trash.
Westford Drop Off locations for plastic bags and wraps:
  • Roudenbush Community Center, 65 Main St. (side door).
  • Brookside Convenience Store, 64 Brookside Rd. (inside store).
  • Cameron Senior Center, 20 Pleasant St. (front porch).
Items to collect for the Bags to Benches Challenge include:
  • Single use plastic grocery bags
  • Bread bags
  • Plastic overwrap for toilet paper, napkins, paper towels, and diapers
  • Plastic overwrap on bulk items in cases (ex: water bottles, snacks)
  • Plastic retail bags (with hard plastic and string handles removed)
  • Clean, dry plastic food storage bags (ex: Ziploc bags)
  • Polyethylene film labeled #2 or #4
  • Stretch wrap
  • Produce bags
  • Dry cleaning bags
  • Newspaper sleeves and bags
  • Plastic cereal box liners
  • Plastic shipping envelopes, bubble wrap, and air pillows (deflate, remove labels)