Calendar of Events

Special Recycling Days

The Dover Recycling Committee is offering free recycling for specialized items not normally accepted at the Transfer Station, in the spring and fall at the Dover Transfer Station on Powisset Street in Dover. Please watch the Town of Dover homepage, local newspapers, social media, and the Town Commons banner for specific dates of these Special Recycling Days.

These events include collection for recycling and reuse of the items listed below. We strongly urge you to collect these materials during the year and dispose of them at these events

  • Automobile tires
  • Bicycles will be accepted for refurbishment and reuse by the charity. A $10 donation is suggested but not mandatory. 
  • Personal/sensitive documents shredding

Hazardous Material Collection

Dover collaborates with nine other local communities to facilitate the safe and sustainable disposal of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW). Each town has certain days designated when residents can bring in household hazardous waste items for disposal. 

 Visit our Household Hazardous Waste page to view a list of accepted items.

Spring Clean-Up of Dover’s Streets

The Recycling Committee sponsors a month-long town-wide clean-up of trash along Dover’s streets and parks every April. All residents are invited to help by signing up for a street(s). All local clubs and organizations are encouraged to join in the clean-up. Please watch the Town of Dover homepage, local newspapers, social media,  and the Town Commons banner for details.

Dover Recycling Committee

Usually meets first Wednesday of the month, 7 to 9 pm. Check the Town Meeting Calendar to confirm.