Town of Dover – “Town Clean-Up Day”
Mayor James P. Dodd and the members of the Board of Aldermen are hosting a “Clean-up day,” which will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 8 am to 12 noon at the Dover Department of Public Works Facility, 211 North Sussex Street.
This “Clean-up day” is only for the residents of Dover. Identifications will be checked prior to disposing of materials. All materials to be disposed of will be screened to make sure that they meet our requirements of acceptable materials. Each household will be allowed to dispose of one car load or pick-up truck load of material (overloaded pick-up trucks will be rejected). Trailers, mason dumps, commercial vehicles or rented or out of state vehicles will be rejected.
Acceptable Material: Bulky Waste Items: • Mattresses • Box springs • Furniture • Rugs / carpeting • Bagged or bundled construction debris • Large trash items • Dried, hard solid latex or water based paint • General household debris • Outdoor furniture
White Goods, (Recyclable) • Refrigerators • Stoves • Washing machines • Dryers • Air conditioners • Dishwashers, etc.
Acceptable Recycling Materials: • Yard Waste • Traditional recycling materials, such as glass, plastic, cardboard, paper etc. • Scrap metal • Electronics • Tires
Unacceptable Hazardous Materials (These materials are accepted at the Morris County MUA Household Hazardous Waste Facility in Mt. Olive. For additional information see the 2015 Recycling and Solid Waste Newsletter) • Household Hazardous Waste Such as; • Oil based paints, varnishes, stains, lacquers • Solvents & paint thinners • Propane cylinders • Pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers • Pool chemicals, chlorine • Household batteries • Automotive fluids such as oil, antifreeze, brake, transmission fluid, power steering fluid • Gasoline • Automotive cleaning products • Thermometers, thermostats containing mercury • Fluorescent lights • Asbestos • Kerosene • Aerosol cans • Driveway sealant & roofing tar • Adhesives • Caulks • Cooking oil • Photography chemicals • Nail polish & remover • Muriatic acid • Caustic cleaning materials • Fire extinguishers
(These are materials that are also hazardous and are not accepted at the Morris County MUA Household Hazardous Waste Facility) • Explosive or highly reactive materials • Picric acid • Isopropyl ether • Calcium carbide • Perchloric acid • Benzoyl peroxide • Medical waste
Other Unacceptable Materials • Concrete • Asphalt • Dirt