Upcycle It!

Upcycle It! Totals (updated January 2019):
$14,997.90 raised for Westford schools!
948,071 pieces equaling 9,992 lbs. of trash saved from the waste stream!

Turning Trash into Cash for Westford Schools

As part of our mission to provide “green” programs to the community, the Upcycle It! program collects non-recyclables such as drink pouches, chip bags, granola bar wrappers, and to keep them out of landfills.


Watch our 5 minute overview of Upcycle It!

*Please note, some of the items in the below video may NO longer accepted.  Check our list below.


We Can Only Accept These Specific Items

Please help the schools and the planet and reduce trash by helping us collect these specific items:

More information what to collect and preparation instructions:

Click here to print our full list. Updated May 2019.

Click here to read our Upcycle It! Frequently Asked Questions. Updated May 2019.


We Collect These Items At:

  • J.V. Fletcher Library (by basement elevator)
  • Roudenbush Community Center (Main Street, Westford)
  • Starbucks (174 Littleton Rd., Westford)
  • Nabnasset Elementary School (collecting from parents/students only, Please check with Nab as their collection list may differ this one)

They are then sent to Terracycle who pays 2 cents for each piece we collect. Sustainable Westford will be donating this money to the Westford Public Schools.


Interested in Applying for a Grant?

For information on our current grant application and past grant recipients, take a look here.


Still have questions?

Use our contact form and select “Upcycle It!” as the subject.


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