Mark your calendars for the 4th annual Recycle Your Reusables day at Ayer Shirley Middle School, 1 Hospital Road, Shirley, from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Oct. 20.
The event is free and open to all with a donation of non-perishable foods for Loaves & Fishes.
Here's a sampling of items that can be recycled:
* household goods, appliances, furniture
* paper and media for shredding
* bicycles, helmets, supplies
* rigid plastic: kids' toys, lawn furniture, etc
* athletic shoes
* books, CDs, DVDs, video games
* usable construction items, paint, tools, hardware
* textiles: clothing, linen, shoes, leather goods
* wheelchairs, canes, walkers, crutches
* wood pellet/bird seed bags, chip bags, granola bar wrappers
There will also be a gently used sporting goods sale. Donate used sporting gear and pick up what you need at bargain prices.
This event is sponsored by the Ayer Recycling Committee and the Shirley Recycling Committee.