From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"Jillian Wilson, Natick’s sustainability coordinator, is saddened by the number of pink recycling bags she still sees on the curbs of several Natick neighborhoods.
Those pink recycling bags are part of Simple Recycling’s curbside clothing recycling program.
Based out of Ohio, the for-profit recycler takes donated high quality clothing and other household goods and resells them to thrift shops or international markets. The town has been using the service for two years, and close to 20,000 to 30,000 pieces of material are collected each month, according to Wilson-Martin.
On March 23, the company had to suspend operations in the state, following Gov. Charlie Baker’s order for all non-essential businesses to seize in-person operations to minimize the spread of the coronavirus."Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
|“I see a lot of pink bags at the curb awaiting (pickup) that will never come”|