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Metal Recycling Fundraiser Continues in Swampscott

The Jackson Park Playground Committee is offering free recycling of household metal in Swampscott on a number of dates through October.

The event, a fundraiser for the committee, allows basic ecosystem components residents to drop off scrap metal at the DPW Yard (200 Paradise Road) on the last Saturday of each month through October. The next drop-off time is May 30 from 8 a.m. to noon.

According to an announcement, "The JP Committee is preparing for the grand

opening of the playground this summer after seven years of planning and raising

funds. The metal collection has been extremely popular and is a win-win

the environment and the residents with the added bonus of raising funds that support

the playground project."

Other dates include June 27, July 25, Aug. 29, Sept. 26 and Oct. 31.

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