Single Day Events

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.  

Residents of the municipalities listed below have foam recycling events scheduled on Sat., Oct. 4.  Details about each event are listed below!

  • Shrewsbury
  • Bolton
  • Chelmsford
  • Sudbury


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
Shrewsbury Recycles will be hosting a Foam and Textiles Recycling event from 9:00 AM TO 1:00 PM at FLORAL STREET SCHOOL, 57 FLORAL ST in SHREWSBURY.  Textiles accepted include adult and childrens clothes (clean and dry), shoes, boots, purses, belts, backpacks, stuffed animals, blankets, sheets, curtains, towels, and table clothes.

For more info, contact Missy Hollenback (Phone: 508/284-7314 Email: MELISAHOLLENBACK@HOTMAIL.COM). Visit WWW.SHREWSBURYRECYCLES.ORG for more info about our organization.

Oct 18,  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.  
 

 

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.  More details will be posted as the3 date gets closer.

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.

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

Nov 15, Northboro Junior Women's Club, Northborough, M (New Date)
Details will be posted shortly

Dec 27, Town of Dedham, MA Open to Non-residents of Dedham

Dec 27, Town of Norwood, MA Open to Residents of Norwood only
Residents may bring their foam from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Winter Street Composting Center


Barbara and Dave Sherman

refoamit@verizon.net
508-872-2323
http://www.refoamit.com

Oct. 1, 2014