DANVERS HOSTS ZERO WASTE RECYCLING EVENT
Danvers, MA – Since 1997, communities across the country have come together on November 15 to celebrate America Recycles Day. More than a celebration, America Recycles Day is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to the promotion of recycling programs in the United States. People around the country will celebrate recycling in a special way during this month.
In Danvers, we are celebrating by offering residents a two-day event where they can recycle a variety of items not collected by curbside pickup! Recycle outside of the bin! The Town of Danvers Department of Public Works’ Zero Waste Recycling Weekend will be held on October 23 and 24, 2021 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.
Simple Recycling (www.SimpleRecycling.com) will collect textiles including clothing, shoes, purses, linens, and comforters as well as household goods either bagged or boxed.
BoxQ Electronics Recycling (www.BoxQ.net) 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.
Computer Monitors (all sizes) $10
Printers & Copiers $10
Freon Appliances $25
TV’s (all sizes) $30
Stereo Equipment (each unit) $ 5
e-Recycling payment by check ONLY, made payable to BoxQ, Inc. ***Other Appliances: stoves, clothes washers, dryers and dehumidifiers maybe disposed 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.
If you have questions, please refer to the Events section on the Public Works page on the Town of Danvers’ website at www.danversma.gov 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!!