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FAQ Topic: Recycling

Does Danvers collect recycling from condominiums, apartments or businesses?

Danvers only picks up trash and recycling from households with 4 units or less. For larger residential complexes and businesses, recycling pickup is the responsibility of the property owner.  If you are a tenant and don’t have recycling where you live or work, you should contact your landlord directly and encourage them to add recycling … Continued

Can I recycle my vehicle?

You can! There are too many sites out there for us to list just one.  You can Google “Vehicle Donation” and pick a charity where you’d like to donate your vehicle.  Do your research – some organizations donate more proceeds than others directly to charity.

How do I recycle rechargeable (Nickel Cadmium or Lithium) or button batteries?

Rechargeable or button batteries can be brought to the Transfer Station on East Coast Road in Danvers. These items are placed in a shed and collected by Covanta for proper disposal. Other locations that recycle these types of batteries can be found here: http://www.call2recycle.org/what-can-i-recycle/#prettyPhoto Please note that ALKALINE batteries (dry-cell single-use AA, AAA, C, D, … Continued

How do I get my documents shredded?

Danvers offers two zero waste weekend recycling events annually in the spring and fall. One of the services offered is paper shredding.  The first two boxes of shredding are accepted at no charge.  After two boxes, we request a $5 donation per box with proceeds being donated to the Danvers Food Pantry.  Please see our … Continued

How do I recycle rigid plastic items?

Danvers offers two zero waste weekend recycling events annually in the spring and fall. One of the services offered is rigid plastic recycling at no charge.  We have a number of roll-offs you can deposit your items in.  In addition, the Transfer Station offers rigid plastic recycling year round at no cost. For more details … Continued

How do I recycle metal items?

Danvers offers two zero waste weekend recycling events annually in the spring and fall. One of the services offered is metal recycling at no charge.  We have a number of roll-offs you can deposit your items in.  In addition, the Transfer Station offers metal recycling year round for $0.10 per pound. You can also recycle … Continued

How do I recycle textiles?

Danvers residents with curbside trash and recycling pickup can recycle unwanted textiles.  Details below. (Service Update June 2021) For Curbside Textile Recycling  managed by Simple Recycling  you must schedule an appointment on their website at www.simplerecycling.com or call 866-835-5068. Items no longer need to be in pink bags.  Place textiles in either a bag or a box … Continued

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