Westborough Rotary conducts plastics drive

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Westborough Rotary conducts plastics drive

WESTBOROUGH – The latest Trex Challenge film plastics collection, sponsored by Westborough Rotary, was held on Saturday, April 1, at Kohl’s Northborough. Volunteers during this event were Paul Tam and Diya Bhattacharya.

From the remote locations, Karen Henderson picked up from Westborough High School, Dave Kaiser from Central One and Jeanne Cahill from the Boroughs Branch YMCA.

The collection added up to 120 pounds. The overall aggregate since the start of the program (about 2 ½ years ago) has now crossed 7,500 pounds.
The next collection is scheduled for Saturday, April 29, 8 to 9 a.m.
If you would like to volunteer at the event, please sign up at the following website:

If you are bringing recyclables to Kohl’s, please use 13-, 33- or 55-gallon trash bags.

Can’t get to Kohl’s? Trex collection bins are available at the following locations – Central One Federal Credit Union, 40 South St., Westborough (accessible from back parking lot); YMCA, 4 Valente Drive (near climbing wall); Westborough High School (near the cafeteria and upper lot).

More collection bin locations will be announced.

The following items will be accepted – grocery bags; cereal bags; dry-cleaning bags; bubble wrap; Zip-Loc bags; plastic shipping envelopes; bread bags.

The following items will not be accepted – potato chip bags with metallic liners; brown mailers with bubble wrap inside; hard plastics; plastics with food residue.

For information, email [email protected].

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