Hanover

Hanover

Recycling in Hanover

Hanover’s Transfer Station Division offers a cost effective means of handling the Town’s solid waste needs.  The division sends roughly 4,700 tons of waste per year to the SEMASS waste to energy facility and sends 1,700 tons of recyclables to various vendors.

Make sure you are recycling the right way.

Below is a Hanover recycling guide for all items to be recycled or disposed of properly.

Contact Information

HANOVER TRANSFER STATION
118 Rockland Street (Rte. 139) – Hanover
781-826-6132

OPEN:
Friday – Tuesday
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

AMES WAY BRUSH AND COMPOST PILE

OPEN:
Monday – Friday
7:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Saturday
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Valid RTS Sticker Required


HAZARDOUS WASTE COORDINATOR
Department of Public Works
781-3826-3189

HAZARDOUS PRODUCT DISPOSAL
SSRC
781-329-8318

SSRC BOARD MEMBER
Victor Diniak
Director of Public Works

Hanover Recycling Guide

If you don’t see an item here that you need to recycle, donate, dispose of properly, or for other recycling options, visit the following pages:

RECYCLING A-Z
RECYCLING HOW-TO
WASTE BAN REGULATIONS
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS MATERIAL ACCEPTED
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS MATERIAL NOT ACCEPTED

MATERIALINCLUDESINSTRUCTIONS
AppliancesDishwashers
Dryers
Microwave Ovens
Stoves
Trash Compactors
Washers
Water Heaters

$10 each
AppliancesAir Conditioners
Dehumidifiers
Freezers
Refrigerators
Water Coolers
$15 each
Brush/Yard Waste
Take to Ames Way Brush and Compost Pile
CardboardCorrugated cardboard
Paperboard boxes
Brown paper bags
EXCLUDE: waxy coatings
styrofoam or plastic packing material
Construction Debris – Residential and Demolition RefuseUnder 500 lbs/week – no charge
Over 250 lbs/week – $120/ton
Construction Debris – Normal Residential/ Household RefuseUnder 250 lbs/week – no charge
Over 250 lbs/week – $120/ton
FoilAluminum Foil
Aluminum Trays
EXCLUDE: Large metal items. These go to scrap metal
Fire Extinguishers$5 each
FurnitureUpholstered Chairs
Upholstered Sofas
Chairs – $10 each
Sofas – $15 each
Sectional Sofas – $10 per section
Fluorescent Fixtures/Bulbs$1 each
GlassBottles and Jars Only – All Colors

EXCLUDE:
window glass
cookware and tableware
light bulbs
caps, lids
Mattresses/BoxspringsGrass Clippings, and Leaves, No Branches or Limbs$15 each
Paper



NOTE: Plastic windows, labels, paper clips and staples are OK
Brochures
Cards
Catalogs
Colored paper
Envelopes
Inserts
Mail
Magazines
Newspapers
Office paper
Paperback books
Paper bags – white and colored
Phone books
EXCLUDE:
food-soiled paper
tissue paper
milk, juice cartons
paper plates, cups
paper towels
napkins, tissues
egg cartons
plastic bags
Plastic ContainersRigid Plastic Bottles Numbered 1 to 7
Large rigid plastic items
Rinse clean
Labels, neck rings OK
Separate large plastics from bottles

EXCLUDE:
caps/lids
styrofoam
plastic bags
auto fluids
disposable diapers
Propane Tanks$1 – $20 each
Metal CansBeverage Cans
Food Cans
Rinse Clean

EXCLUDE: Large metal items. These go to scrap metal.
TiresCar and Small TruckTruck: $20 each
Auto on Rim: $3 each
Auto off Rim: $2 each
Televisions/CRTs1″ – 30″ Screen (measured diagonally): $10 each
31″ – 60″ Screen (measured diagonally): $20 each
> 60″ Screen (measured diagonally): $30 each
Vehicle BatteriesCar, Truck, Motorcycle, Etc.
$1 each
Water Heater, Furnace, Tanks (Assorted)See Foreman

Too Good for the Trash

MATERIALSINCLUDESINSTRUCTIONS
BooksHard cover books
Commercial CDs and DVDs
Video Games
VHS Tapes
Drop off at Big Hearted Books Container

Proceeds benefit local organizations
TextilesClothing
Shoes
Linens
Rugs
Stuffed Animals
Drop off at Bay State Textiles Container
Redeemable Bottles and Cansbeverage containers with a 5 cent depositDrop off at Boy Scout collection trailer

EXCLUDE: Non-redeemable containers

Too Bad for the Trash

MATERIALSINCLUDESINSTRUCTIONS
AntifreezeSee Attendant
Motor OilsMotor oils (no filters)See Attendant
Car BatteriesSee Attendant

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