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Posted on: April 13, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Zero Waste Recycling Event

Zero Waste Recycling Event

In Danvers, we are celebrating Earth Day by offering residents a weekend long event where they can recycle a variety of items not collected by curbside pickup! The Town of Danvers Department of Public Works’ Zero Waste Recycling Weekend will be held on May 6 and 7 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the High School parking lot at 60 Cabot Road.  This residential recycling event is co-sponsored by Simple Recycling, JRM, and BoxQ Electronics Recycling. Proof of residency will be required upon entry. 

Co-Sponsored list:

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 electronic equipment and accessories except for light bulbs, ballasts, and batteries. There are no recycling charges for laptops, keyboards, mice, cables, wires, routers, cell phones, cameras, and small appliances. Price list.  

Computer Monitors (all sizes)$10TV's (all sizes)$30
Printers and Copiers $10Stereo Equipment $5/ each unit 
Freon Appliances (list below)$25Small Appliances FREE
Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners 
Microwaves $10 

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.

Republic Services 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 Food Pantry.

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.

BOTTLES AND CANS will be collected by Cub Scout Pack 16 on Saturday, May 6 only. Bring your redeemable bottles and cans to help support the pack. 

If you have questions, please refer to the Calendar 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:

 Danvers Recycles – together we can make a difference!!


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