Town of Wendell, Massachusetts

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Techno-Trash eCycling Fundraiser

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Techno-Trash eCycling Fundraiser

Sunday, October 9th, 8 am -2 pm

6 Lockes Village Road, Wendell, MA (Across from the town common)

Turn your broken or unwanted techno-trash into a beautiful Edible Forest Garden. How? Bring anything that runs on a battery or has a cord, with a few exceptions* and for a small fee, you can drop your unwanted electronics or swap any that are in working order. The leftovers and items beyond repair will be properly recycled at GreenMonsterEcycling.com, a nearby electronics recycling center, which has a ZERO landfill policy. 100% of the materials are broken down and recycled in an environmentally sensitive manner.

Benefits the new Wendell Permaculture Edible Forest Garden.

Questions? Contact Betsy Ames at or find us on facebook:

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=120868224684228



PRICE OUTLINE
(if your item is not listed, estimate according to these categories)

FREE
Cell Phones
Toner/Ink Cartridges

BY VOLUME
(When grouped together, these items will be priced according to the size of the box they fit in, e.g. toaster, microwave, or dryer.)
DVDs/CDs/VHS/Cassettes
All types of cables & wires
Other small items

SMALL ITEMS (Toaster or smaller)- $2
Phones/Answering Machines
iPods/Walkmen/PDAs
Alarm Clocks/Radios
Small Video Game System
Modems/Routers/Switches

MEDIUM ITEMS- $4
Printers/Scanners/Fax
Trash Compactors
VCR/DVD Player
Satellite Dish-small
Stereos/Speakers
Laptops/Computer Towers

LARGE ITEMS- $9
Computer Monitors/TVs
Stoves/Washers/Dryers

REALLY LARGE ITEMS- $20
Console TVs/Projection TVs
Copy Machines

*NOT ACCEPTED
Air Conditioners/Dehumidifiers
Refrigerators/Freezers
Large Satellite Dish

 

The Town of Wendell has declared itself a Deliberate Energy Conserving Community interested in developing an energy conservation ethic. Towards this end the Selectboard has created a five member Wendell Energy Task Force to examine strategies of reduced local energy use, public and private.


Winserts

Winserts have been successfully made for the town hall!  Thanks to all who participated in our many workshops!

Click here to learn more about making Winserts, framed window inserts that can help you cut your home heating cost by 20%!


 
 



Field Notes

Energy Task Force Minutes

Dec.17

 Received from Green Communities.

Oct.14

An audit of energy use in town buildings with energy conservation measures.

May.12

Let’s explore the global context… … and how peak oil, climate change, and ...

Coming Events

Board of Health
Mon Jun 25 @07:00PM -
Assessors Meeting
Wed Jun 27 @06:30PM -
Selectboard
Wed Jun 27 @07:00PM -
AA Open Meeting
Sat Jun 30 @06:00PM - 07:00PM
Wendell Meditation Group
Sun Jul 01 @08:30AM - 09:30AM
AA Open Meeting
Sun Jul 01 @06:00PM - 07:00PM
Fire Department Committee
Mon Jul 02 @08:00PM -
Road Commissioners
Tue Jul 03 @06:30PM -
Library Trustees
Tue Jul 10 @07:00PM - 08:00PM
Mahar Committee
Tue Jul 10 @07:00PM -

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