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2022 Danvers Zero Waste Recycling Event

Posted on April 26, 2022

For over 40 years, Earth Day—April 22—has inspired and mobilized individuals and organizations worldwide to demonstrate their commitment to environmental protection and sustainability.  In Danvers, we are celebrating Earth Day by offering residents a one day, all day event where they can recycle a variety of items not collected by curbside pickup!  The Town of Danvers Department of Public Works Earth Day Zero Waste Event will be held on Saturday, May 7th, 2022 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Danvers High School Parking Lot .  This residential event is co-sponsored with Simple Recycling, BoxQ and JRM.

Event Flyer: 2022 – Zero Waste Recycling Flyer

Simple Recycling ( will collect textiles including clothing, shoes, purses, linens, and comforters as well as household goods either bagged or boxed.

BoxQ Electronics Recycling ( will collect electronics equipment and accessories except for light bulbs, ballasts and batteries. There are no recycling charges for computers, laptops, keyboards, mice, cables, wires, routers, cell phones, cameras, and small appliances. Price list.

 e-Recycling payment by check ONLY, made payable to BoxQ, Inc.

*Other Appliances: stoves, clothes washers, dryers and dehumidifiers may be disposed of with the Metals at no charge.

JRM will shred the first two boxes of paper for free; subsequent boxes are $5 each (cash accepted here only). This money will be donated to the Danvers Community Council.

METAL (file cabinets, grills, bicycles, hangers, appliances, patio furniture, curtain rods, doors, ironing boards, ladders, etc.) can be dropped off for recycling at no charge.

RIGID PLASTICS (trash barrels, buckets, tubs, bins, outdoor furniture, toys, etc.) can be dropped off for recycling at no charge.

COMPOST BINS are available for purchase $25 each by check made out to the Town of Danvers.

RECYCLE BINS are available for purchase—18-gallon for $5 each, 32-gallon for $40 each with a check made out to the Town of Danvers.  First come, first served.

BOTTLES AND CANS will be collected by Cub Scout Pack 16 from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm. Bring your redeemable bottles and cans to help support the pack.

If you have questions, please refer to the Events section on the Public Works page on the Town of  Danvers’ website at or contact the DPW at 978-777-0001 x3011. We’re also on Facebook and Twitter at Danvers DPW.  You can also send us a quick email: [email protected].

Danvers Recycles – together we can make a difference!!

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