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Watertown Public Works Hosting Post-Holiday Recycling Event

Bring your styrofoam, paper, cardboard and tires to the Public Works Facility on Jan. 5.

The following information was provided by Watertown Public Works: 

Watertown Public Works in conjunction with the Watertown Recycling Advisory Board will be hosting Post Holiday Paper Shredding, Styrofoam,
Hard Plastics (Tyke toys, kiddie pools, resin outdoor furniture), Cardboard & Tire Collection (tires without rims).

A post-holiday recycling event will be held Jan. 5, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Public Works Facility, 124 Orchard St. in Watertown.

Do you have sensitive personal documents that you'd like to recycle but worried about identity theft? Bring them and watch them be shredded before your eyes!

Do you feel overwhelmed by holiday styrofoam packaging materials? Watertown Public Works and the Recycling Advisory Board would like to help you!

Bring your packing peanuts, clamshell to-go containers, deli trays, cups! Just make sure it's marked #6, clean and dry!

Please remember that wrapping paper and cardboard are also recyclable and can be placed in your recycling toter.

Jackie Dobson January 07, 2013 at 05:25 PM
This was a godsend! Many thanks! Did I hear this may happen again later in the year?
Charlie Breitrose (Editor) January 07, 2013 at 06:46 PM
Glad to hear you could take advantage of the recycling event. I am not sure if there will be another event. They had one last year at this time.
Barbara Sherman January 09, 2013 at 12:35 AM
Watertown, you rocked! I can't believe how much EPS Foam you recycled this weekend! Everything that was put into ReFoamIt's trailer will NOT be burned or put into a landfill. Nice start for 2013!

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