What items can be recycled curbside?

Single Stream Recycling Guidelines

For residents with curbside pickup (95 Gallon Carts)

  • All recycling can be comingled in one cart. Do not place items in plastic bags!
    • Plastic: bottles, jars, jugs and tubs
    • Metal: cans, tins and foil
    • Glass: bottles and jars
    • Paper: newspaper, magazines, paperboard and flattened cardboard 
  • Condo and Apartment residents without curbside pickup (>4 units) can bring their recycling to the Transfer Station Monday through Saturday from 7 am - 4 pm (Users must enter by 3:45 pm).

For more information, see Curbside Collection.

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1. What items can be recycled curbside?
2. I have some useful items I no longer want, but don’t want to throw them away. How do I go about finding a place that can reuse them?
3. Can I recycle my vehicle?
4. How do I recycle plastic bags and plastic film packaging?
5. Does Danvers collect recycling from condominiums, apartments or businesses?
6. How do I get my documents shredded?
7. How do I recycle items containing mercury including fluorescent lamps (CFLs), thermostats, thermometers, etc.?
8. How do I recycle rigid plastic items?
9. How do I recycle metal items?
10. How do I recycle textiles?
11. How do I recycle books, DVDs, CDs, video games and other media?
12. How do I recycle electronics?
13. How do I recycle rechargeable (Nickel Cadmium or Lithium) or button batteries?