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.
While each town has slightly different restrictions, household hazardous waste typically fall into five categories:
Cleaning and polishing
Paint and related solvents
Fingernail polish remover
Household Hazardous Waste Day
The 2023 Hazardous Waste Day is TBD. Please see the link below for other dates.
Dover residents must get an authorization slip in advance from the Dover Town Garage (2 Dedham Street), Monday through Friday between 1 pm and 4 pm, to gain access to a particular town’s facility for disposal of their household hazardous waste.