Transfer Station for Trash and Recycling


  • It’s OK to put LED lightbulbs in the trash. Not so CFL’s and Florescents. (hand to Transfer Station attendant) Household-Haz-Waste-Collection
  • Food scraps in the trash cost Dover $$! Contact the Dover Board of Health ( to request a free weekly pick up of your food scraps.
  • Shred-It and Bulk Recycling Day
    Saturday, June 4
    9:00 – 12:00
    Dover Transfer Station
    Please bring documents (5 box maximum), rigid plastics, bicycles and tires to the Transfer Station for recycling.  Bicycles will be donated to Bikes Not Bombs.  Tires will be recycled by Hogan Tires.  Rigid plastics will be handled by a local recycler.

The Town of Dover Highway Department, in collaboration with theDover Recycling Committee, seeks to provide convenient disposal of
household waste at attainable cost while encouraging the removal of compostable and recyclable materials. We encourage all residents to commit themselves to realizing the impact on our environment. It is only through a collaborative effort that we will achieve this goal. This website is designed to help you figure out quick methods of disposal, locations, and education.

Access to the Transfer Station

Dover residents may bring trash and recyclable materials to the Transfer Station once they have obtained a current sticker [no charge]. Stickers are available in the Town Garage (2 Dedham St.) Monday-Friday between 12pm and 5pm or you can get them directly at the Transfer Station.

Contacting the Transfer Station

Hours of Operation: Wed./Sat./Sun. 8:00am-3:45pm
Location: Powissett Street
Highway Dept. Phone: 508-785-0058 (Monday-Friday)
Transfer Station Phone: 781-329-7733 (Wed./Sat./Sun.) Please note: This phone is often unmanned as employees are often outside the office at the Transfer Station. Please call the Highway Dept. during its hours.
Email for general inquiries:

trashTrash & Non-Recyclables

Recyclables and Re-UseRecyclables & Re-Use

questFrequent Questions

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handsGet Involved with Recycling

containerContainers for Recycling

yardwYard Waste & Composting

hhwHazardous Waste

otherOther Recycling Links


Position Name
Transfer Station Operator Wade Hayes
Assistant Operator Michael Petrangelo