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FAQ Topic: Curbside Collection

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

Can I purchase a recycling bin from the Town?

Residents can purchase 22 gallon recycling bins ($5) and 32 gallon wheeled recycling carts with covers ($40) at the DPW Garage at 95 Hobart Street from 7:00 am – 2:45 pm (pay by Check Only made out to the Town of Danvers). Please call 978-762-0231 with any questions and to check availability. Any durable, reusable … Continued

Where does our trash go and what happens to it?

Our trash goes to an energy-from-waste facility: Covanta Haverhill 100 Recovery Way Haverhill, MA 01835 978-372-6288 https://www.covanta.com/Our-Facilities/Covanta-Haverhill The Haverhill Resource Recovery Facility is located on a 147-acre area in the Ward Hill Neck section of Haverhill, MA. The facility processes 1,650 tons per day of solid waste, generating up to 49 megawatts of renewable energy. … Continued

Can I put cut grass clippings in my trash?

Yard Waste Pickup occurs approximately 12 times a year.  Yard waste must be placed in open barrels separated from your trash or in paper yard waste bags (no larger than 45 gallons or 50 pounds).  For pickup dates and more information, refer to the section on Yard Waste Pickup.

What items can be recycled curbside?

Danvers has dual stream recycling: Containers can be comingled: glass bottles & jars, metal cans & foil, & plastic containers may be put together in one recycling bin. Paper including newspaper, magazines, paperboard, etc. may be bagged in paper, tied or put in a separate recycling bin. Cardboard must be cut, flattened to 4’x 4’ … Continued

Who do I call when my trash has not been picked up?

Was your trash out by 7:00 AM?  Your items need to be curbside by 7:00 AM to ensure pickup – truck routes are subject to change. Did you have recycling out in addition to your trash?  Recycling is mandatory and your trash will not be picked up if you do not recycle. Is there a … Continued

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