Category Archives: Dump

Halloween candy abandoned at Wellesley dump

                Dump candy…mmm.  When that mid-morning sugar craving hits, I don’t care how I source my sweets. RELATED: Dump find of the week

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Don’t just leaf them lying there, says Wellesley RDF

The Wellesley Recycling and Disposal Facility stands ready to receive all those autumn leaves that the trees are shedding bit by bit, and will even stay open on Sundays, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. starting October 26 to prove it. All it will take is time and a little rain and wind to bring down this […]

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Wellesley dump find of the week

  Every Wellesley resident knows about the Recycling and Disposal Facility’s Give and Take area.  If there’s a house in town that doesn’t have something somewhere in it from that every day, free yard sale, then that’s the house where most of that stuff comes from in the first place. What is a better-kept secret […]

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Wellesley Spring cleaning

Time for Wellesley residents to rid their basements and garages of hazardous waste at the RDF on Sunday, May 4, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.  While you’re at it, bring all those documents, old receipts, and other possibly sensitive paper that’s been piling up in your home, and take advantage of the free shredding service offered.

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Wellesley Give-and-Take opens

The Give-and Take area is up and running and ready to accept your household cast-offs. If you’d like to get the first look at things as they come in, the Friends of Wellesley RDF is looking for volunteers to help sort out all incoming treasures. Also of interest: Why Wellesley RDF is closed most Sundays Why are […]

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Give and Take area to open at Wellesley RDF

Clearly, those old household items have got to get out of your house, but obviously they’re too good to just throw in the dumpster.  No problem,  the Wellesley RDF has you covered. Starting Tuesday, April 8 the Give and Take Area opens.  So as long as you give, say, four things and take only three, […]

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Latest Swell dump find: 1971 Wellesley College musical album

We’re always on the lookout for Wellesley-related things at the Wellesley Recycling & Disposal Facility, and here’s the latest: A musical album for “Everything’s better with Bluebonnet on it” from the Wellesley College (we assume it’s from the college, not the high school) Class of 1971. The cast includes an assortment of characters, including a […]

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Most memorable Wellesley stories of 2012

2012 in Wellesley has been a year of beginnings, excitement and sadness. Here’s a recap of the year’s most memorable moments, not in any particular order: *Fresh start for Wellesley Public Schools. While some longtime Wellesley residents were sorry to see the historic old Wellesley High School razed, there have been few complaints about the […]

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