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Wellesley RDF closed on Memorial Day

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Wellesley RDF wants you to collect kitchen scraps and rain

Also of interest… Here’s why Wellesley RDF ended plastic bag recycling Why Wellesley RDF is closed most Sundays

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Here’s why Wellesley RDF ended plastic bag recycling

On a recent trip to the Recycling and Disposal Facility, I was confronted with a sign letting me know that from now on, plastic bags had been downgraded from a recyclable to a trash item. The devil on my left shoulder said, “Good. That’s one less thing to sort and another corner of the garage reclaimed,” […]

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Wellesley to celebrate Sustainable Living

Also of interest… Sustainable Wellesley is greener than thou  

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Yukking it up over Sustainability in Wellesley

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Friends of the North 40 spiff up their website

The grassroots Friends of the North 40 organization has shifted to a shiny new website to keep you up to speed on activities related to the space being acquired by the town this year from Wellesley College. Upcoming events include Raptors, Goats & You on Wellesley’s Wonderful Weekend (May 16, 10am-4pm) and a clean-up on May 9 […]

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“Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic?” to be shown at Wellesley Free Library

                Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic? Tuesday April 28, 2015 7:00 PM  Main Library Wakelin Room Americans use 60,000 plastic bags every five minutes that we mindlessly throw away. But where is ‘away?’ Where do bags and other plastics end up, and at what cost to our environment, […]

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Attention Wellesley water users

The Water & Sewer Division of the Department of Public Works will be flushing water mains throughout the Town Monday, April 27 through Friday, May 1. Hydrant flushing is performed between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. The purpose of flushing is to remove sediment buildup in the mains and to verify the […]

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