Remember to check out what can be recycled for more information about what we can recycle and what we can not take on the What Can be Recycled page!
Please note: Once an event has been scheduled, it will be posted on this page.
If you do NOT see your event listed, please contact ReFoamIt ASAP. No event will be scheduled with just a phone call! Once you know what date you are interested in, please contact us as soon as possible BEFORE you begin to advertise!!!!
The events listed below are hosted by organizations or municipalities for residents and small businesses. If you have a large amount of foam please call ReFoamIt 508-872-2323 or 508-864-8723 to discuss your recycling options. We now have our own facility and anyone is welcome to bring their foam to 25 Mohawk Dr., (Entrance is located just before loading dock door B), Leominster, MA. There is no charge to drop off your foam, but we ask that you make an appointment by calling 508-864-8723! When our machinery is running, we may not be able to hear the phone so please call back. You can also enter our building through All American Recycling.
Exciting news! ReFoamIt now accepts #4 (LDPE) and #5 PolyPro foam along with #6 EPS foam, more commonly called Styrofoam® at all of our events.
Our upcoming events:
Sat. Sep. 20, Lifoam Industries, in Peabody is holding a foam collection event from at 2 Fifth St which is open to everyone.
Residents of Ipswich may bring their foam to the Middle School
Malden residents may bring their foam to their first foam recycling event at their DPW
Details about all of our events are listed below.
Sep 20, Recycling Committee of Ipswich, Ipswich, MA Open to Residents of Ipswich only
The town Recycling Advisory Committee will hold its annual Recycling Extravaganza from 9am- Noon at the Ipswich Middle School parking lot rain or shine. Free foam collection as well as Electronic Recycling for a fee. For additional information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sep 20, DPW of Malden, Malden, MA Open to Residents of Malden Only
The Department of Public Works (DPW) will hold a recycling day for a variety of items including tires, televisions, computer monitors and car batteries. Residents of Malden will be able to bring recyclable items to the DPW, located at 356 Commercial Street from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM. Paint will be recycled from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM. Latex, oil and acrylic paints as well as stains and varnishes will also be accepted. This is the first time that foam, packing peanuts and bubble wrap will be accepted in Malden. For more information about the entire event http://www.cityofmalden.org/content/mark-your-calendars-malden-recycling-day
Sep 27, Town of Norwood, MA Open to Residents of Norwood only
This event is part of Norwood's Fall Recycling Event at the Winter Street Compost Center which runs from 8-11.
Sep 27, City of Amesbury, MA Open to Residents of Amesbury only
Foam recycling is part of the Amsbury's Annual Recycling Event. All of the following items will be collected so bring #4, #5 and #6 Foam, Packing Peanuts (MUST be bagged separately), Bubble Wrap, Prescription Medications, Textiles, Mercury, Eye and sun glasses, cell phones, hearing aids, printer cartridges, shoes, textiles, one-use disposable plastic bags, florescent bulbs and residential paper shredding services for free recycling. The event will take place at the Department of Public Works Parking Lot, 39 South Hunt Road, Amesbury. For more information, please call 978-388-8116 or email wasteinfo.amesburyma.gov.
Sep 27, Girl Scouts of Westborough, Westborough, MA Open to Westborough residents only
The foam event is held with the Hazardous Waste Event open to Westborough residents only at the DPW Facility located at 133 Oak Street from 7:30 to noon.
Sept 27, DPW of Bedford, Bedford, MA Open to Bedford Residents Only
The Bedford DPW is hosting a drop-off event day at 314 Great Road. We will be collecting paper for shredding, Styrofoam, packing peanuts, bubble wrap, #4 foam, #5 foam and electronic waste from 9-noon.
Oct 4, Sustainable Sudbury, Sudbury MA No Residency Restriction
Come bring your foam to the Curtis Middle School, 22 Pratts Mill Road in Sudbury, from 9 am to noon. All towns are welcome to participate. We are accepting more foam types that we were able to take before, including: food trays, coffee cups and foam egg cartons, but please do not bring packing peanuts because this is a very busy event.
Oct 4, Town of Chelmsford, Chelmsford, MA No Residency Restriction
“The Chelmsford DPW will holding a styrofoam and rigid plastic recycling event October 4th 9-1 behind town offices. Access will be on Chelmsford St between the ball fields. Please pardon our appearance during the fire station construction project.
Oct 4, Town of Bolton, Bolton, MA No Residency Restriction
Bolton Local is sponsoring foam recycling Come bring your foam, packing peanuts and bubble wrap to the Boton DPW at 12 Forbush Mill Road (across from the Nashoba Regional HS) from 10am till 2pm. All towns are welcome to participate. Athletic shoes for reuse or recycling will be also collected at this one day event.
Oct 4, Shrewsbury Recycles, Shrewsbury, MA No Residency Restriction
Oct 18, Zero Waste Event, Lowell, MA No Residency Restriction
Everyone is welcome to bring their foam, packing peanuts and bubblewrap to Lowell's Zero Waste Event
Oct 25, Ayer, MA, No Residency Restriction (This is a new date!)
Recycle Your Recyclables Event This event runs from 9-2 at the Ayer-Shirley Middle School For a list of all of the items you can recycle, please visit http://recycleyourreusables.wordpress.com/
Oct 25, Grace Congregational Church, 76 Salem End Rd., Framingham MA No Residency Restriction
A foam recycling event is open to All residents and All Non-residents of Framingham on October 25, from 10-2. (New ending time) at 76 Salem End Road, Framingham, MA 01702 We now accept #4 (LDPE), #5 PolyPro and #6 EPS Foam commonly called Styrofroam. All labels, paper, cardboard, and tape must be removed from each piece of Foam and all food related containers and cups MUST be rinsed or washed before bringing. All of the foam accepted will be densified which is the first step in the recycling process. Clean packing peanuts and bubble wrap will be accepted for reuse. Please package these items separately from your foam items.
Oct 25, Medfield, MA Open to Medfied Residents only
Event runs from 9-1. More details will be posted later.
Oct 25, Belmont, MA Open to Belmont Residents Only
Event runs from 9-1. More details will be posted later.
Oct 25, Northboro Junior Women's Club, Northborough, MA (NEW DATE)
Details will be added shortly.
Nov 1, Marblehead's Board of Health, Town of Marblehead MA Open to Residents of Marblehead and Swamscott only
As part of the Hazardous Waste Event held at 5 Tower Way, Styrofoam will be accepted as part of the Hazardous Waste Event from 9-12.
Nov 15, Lifoam Industries, Peabody, MA No Residency Restriction
Lifoam Industries is holding a foam recycling event from 9-1. Bring your clean EPS foam to 2 Fifth Street, Peabody, MA. Lifoam is only able to accept foam during their recycling events. Please do not ask to drop items off ahead of the event or send foam through the mail.
Nov 15, Arlington, MA Open to Arlington Residents Only
Foam collection will take place at the Arlington Community Collection Day, Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 1:00PM for Arlington residents only. Please bring #4, #5, #6 EPS Foam and packing peanuts. Lots of additional difficult to recycle materials are also collected, included sharpes, books, sneakers, electronics, There are too many items to list here, please see more information at arlingtonma.gov/recycle
Dec 27, Town of Dedham, MA Open to Non-residents of Dedham
Sept 17, 2014