Recycling Center

Recycling Center
95 Downing Ave
(500 Primrose St -Rear)

OPEN Year round

Now accepting* leaves/brush
*You'll need the 2023 Yard Waste Sticker

Mon (8-3)  
Tues (8-3)  
Wed (8-3)
Thu (8-3)  
Fri (8-3)  
Sat (8-1)

What we accept

Scrap Metal/ Appliance, RECYCLING, Mercury Products, Textiles & Batteries

Please help keep our compost pile clean by making sure your grass and leaves are free of trash and debris. Grass and leaves can be dumped loosely or in biodegradable paper bags. All bags must be emptied and removed from the site by the resident.

Recyling Center Hours of operation:
Wednesdays: 8am - 3pm
Saturdays: 8am - 1pm (No cash accepted on Saturdays, credit card or check)

What you can recycle at the Haverhill Recycling Center
(The Recycling Center is located behind DPW Garage at 95 Downing Ave) - For applicable items, you can pay at the front office, or pay online and bring receipt to onsite attendant or you can pay by check made out to the "City of Haverhill".

  • Mixed paper and cardboard
  • Aluminum cans, pie plates, trays and foil
  • Metal cans, steel, and tin
  • Clean glass bottles and jars, clear and colored
  • Plastic containers #1 thru #7, clear and colored including blisterpaks.
  • Universal Waste: Florescent light bulbs (linear, U-shape and CFL)
  • Textiles aka clothing: Learn what's acceptable, -Please bag
  • Plastic Bags aka plastic 'film':
    Market Basket, dry cleaner, bread bags, newspaper bags, bubble wrap, 'air pillows'... See what's accepted by our partners: TREX: Recycle beyond the BAG; W.R.A.P. : Learn what's recyclable
  • Used waste oil:
    Collection is the last Saturday of each month from 8:00 am-1:00 pm. There is a 5-Gallon limit.
  • Medical SHARPS:
    Needles, Lancets & Syringes - in Puncture Proof container.
  • Appliances and Scrap Metal:
    Stoves, hot water heaters, dishwashers, Dryers, Washers, Microwaves, Refrigerators, Air Conditioners, and Freezers... Wednesday 8:00 am-3:00 pm and Saturday from 8:00am-1:00pm.  A fee of $15.00 per appliance applies.  Scrap Metal is accepted free of charge.
  • Lawnmowers (push & rider), Snow Blowers, Rototillers... also fee of $15.00. (Drain oil/antifreeze)
  • Tires:
    A fee of $5 for passenger and $10 for truck tires can be paid online for Saturday drop off or at front office prior to drop-off.  Print receipt for attendant on site or pay by check to the onsite attendant. Tires do not have to be off the rims. Wednesday 8:00am-3:00pm and Saturday from 8:00am-1:00pm.
  • Specialty and Rechargeable & Button Batteries {Auto Batteries a fee of $5.00}
  • TVs /Monitors:
    fee of $20 for 'countertop or wall mounted' [CRT or flat screen] and $25 for Console/Projection (with any type of wood -including stand).
What's NOT accepted at the Recycling Drop-Off Center:
  • No trash bags
  • No Styrofoam
  • No wallpaper, metallic wrapping paper, tissue, wax paper, wax cardboard and no soiled, grease or any remaining food particles.
  • No materials shall contain any hazardous or toxic substances (paint and aerosol cans)
  • Aquariums (with or w/o associated light-hood, filters, pumps, gravel, plants etc.)
  • Building / Demo material, including dimensional lumber, toilets, doors, roofing, etc...
  • No small appliances (mixers, fans, blenders, coffee makers etc.)
  • No brick, pavers, asphalt, dirt, sand, concrete, etc...
  • No furniture, mattress/box spring, couch, dresser, etc...
Local Businesses / Apartments & Condos (not served by city curbside collection)
Is there too much paper and cardboard in your dumpster? Why pay for it when you can drop it off for free?
Bring your mixed paper and cardboard down to the Recycling Center.
Convenient hours: Wed (8:00 am-3:00 pm) and Sat (8:00 am-1:00 pm).