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FRAMINGHAM – This year The Framingham Earth Day Festival will again host a variety of recycling opportunities for the community.

The Festival on Saturday the 22 will begin at 11 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. on the Framingham Common, which is situated between Edgell Road and Vernon Street. Community groups and town committees will provide educational opportunities for children and adults.

Rain date, if needed, is April 29.

In addition to 50 environmentally focused exhibitors at the festival, there will also be many recycling opportunities.

People can bring single-use plastic bags, cell phones, rechargeable batteries, inkjet and toner cartridges, eyeglasses, contact lenses, Solo cups, wine corks, and K-cups to the Common. Drop off for these items will be the Earth Day Festival Recycling Booth.

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Electronics, which includes everything with a cord including microwaves, toasters, computers and TV’s will be collected in the Parking lot at the First Parish Church parking lot at 24 Vernon St. Various fees for electronics recycling can be seen at:

Additionally this year, there will be Bicycle Recycling at no charge, and a Textile Collection (To Benefit the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Organization), both also at the First Parish Parking lot.

For all details on what can be recycled at the festival, please go to:

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.