Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The mandatory recycling program has been around for a year, but do you still have questions?
The "new" mandatory recycling program has been around for almost exactly a year. But do you still have questions? The town has put together a sheet that explains some of the important parts of the program. And if you have questions, you are encouraged to call 978-762-0252 to reach the transfer station.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Town of Danvers' 2013 recycling calendar.
- GOING GREEN
Wednesday, January 23
Danvers' 2013 recycling schedule, courtesy of the Department of Public Works.
Friday, July 27, 2012
Speliotis said he is unsure if Danvers residents, who switched to mandatory curbside recycling in January, would benefit from the proposed bill.
House and Senate leaders started debating Wednesday whether to include an expanded bottle deposit amendment in a bill designed to spur job creation. The expanded bottle deposit amendment would put 5-cent deposits on bottles of water, juice, iced tea and sports drinks. While State Rep. Ted Speliotis (D-Danvers) said he has always been supportive of the bottle bill in the past, now he said he doesn't know if his constituents in Danvers would benefit from the proposed changes. "I do have reservations, because Danvers has gone to mandatory recycling," he said. Speliotis, who lives in Danvers, said he participates in the mandatory curbside recycling with plastic water bottles, but opts to bring soda cans and bottles back to the grocery store…
Monday, February 13, 2012
Mandatory recycling comes with questions from the community.
Now that mandatory recycling is underway, and looks encouraging, many residents want to do their best to adhere to the town's new guidelines, while also helping the environment and saving the town money. We received a question from a Danvers resident wondering exactly what can and can't be placed in your recycling bin, and we went to the Department of Public Works for some specific answers. Danvers has dual stream recycling, meaning glass, cans, plastics #1-7 may be comingled in your recycling bin. Paper including newspaper, magazines, paperboard may be bagged in paper, tied or put in a separate bin. Cardboard must be cut, flattened to 4’x 4’ and bundled to no thicker than 1’. For a list of papers that can and cannot be recycled, check out…
Monday, January 9, 2012
Students at Holten-Richmond Middle School were showcased in this year's Danvers Electric Calendar.
13 Holten-Richmond sixth grade students were recognized for their recycling knowledge and artistic abilities in the 2012 Danvers Department of Public Works/Electric calendar. "This is the best thing that I do," Gail Bernard, program coordinator said at the meeting. "The sixth graders were great. The kids learned a lot and it shows in the posters they made. Not only are they beautiful drawings but they get the point across." Bernard noted that year is "all about recycling," with mandatory town recycling alongside trash-pickup starting on Jan. 23. The 13 students showcased in the calendar are: Nora Chan, Ryan King, Olivia DiStasio, Emma Quigley, Alexa Esposito, Tyler Nourai, Alyson Reed, Olivia Foglietta, Alexis Breen, Allison Burke, …
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Trash and recycling rules in Danvers for 2012.
Still unsure of the changes in store for recycling and trash pickup in Danvers this year? Find out in this week's You Ask, Patch Answers, courtesy of the Danvers Department of Public Works. Call the DPW Transfer Station Representative at 978-762-0252 with issues pertaining to trash, recycling and yard waste pickup.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
January 2012 recycling schedule, courtesy of the Department of Public Works.