Calendar of Events

Special Recycling Weekends

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 Dover homepage, local newspapers and the Town Commons banner for specific dates of these Special Recycling Weekends.

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 Bikes Not Bombs. A $10 donation is suggested but not mandatory. 
  • Mattresses and Box Springs
  • Personal/sensitive documents shredding

Hazardous Material Collection

Dover participates in a regional consortium for the collection of Hazardous Waste. View the annual calendar on the right of this page and 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 every spring. Please watch the Dover homepage, local newspapers 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.