Swap Shop improves organization

New signage improves organization at the Swap Shop.

Patrick L. Sullivan

Swap Shop improves organization

LAKEVILLE ­— New banner signs are up at the Salisbury-Sharon Transfer Station’s popular Swap Shop. The signs indicate what may and may not be put in the Swap Shop, and where the items should go. Items that do not meet Swap Shop criteria can usually be accommodated elsewhere at the facility.

Transfer station manager Brian Bartram said the Swap Shop was closed for cleaning and to install the banner. The shop reopened Saturday, April 27, and there were two tables staffed with volunteers, one at the Swap Shop to explain the changes, and one by the compost collection bins, to explain how single stream recycling and the food scrap collection program work. About 15 new households signed up for the latter.

Bartram said, “Some of the Swap Shop ‘regulars’ have been making an effort to tidy up the Swap Shop, and to better organize the books. That has been very helpful”

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