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Recycling Operators Calvin Cockman
David Dalzell
Mailing Address

P.O. Box 275
Rowley, MA  01969

Recycling Address

Route 1, Newburyport Turnpike at the state Massachusetts Highway Department Facility

Telephone 978-948-2372
Fax 978-948-8202
Recycling Hours

Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Mission Statement The Recycling Center is open to all Rowley residents. Newspapers, paperboard, crushed plastics #1-#7 (no styrofoam), glass and steel and aluminum are accepted. Look for special recycling events, such as Household Hazardous Waste and White Goods Recycling Days.

New Recycling Guide

Paper Accepted

  • Newspaper, Inserts
  • Cardboard
  • Computer and Notebook Paper
  • Cereal and Gift Paperboard
  • Unfinished Brown Paper
  • Magazines, Paperback Books & Phonebooks
  • Envelopes

Paper NOT Accepted

  • Soiled Food & Carry Out Food Containers
  • Napkins & Tissues
  • Food Contaminated Paper & Cardboard
  • Foiled Lined Paper
  • Waxed Paper
  • Waxed cardboard
  • Treated Paper
  • Tyvex & Plastic
  • Bubble Wrap
  • Staples

Comingle Accepted

  • Glass
    • Clean Bottles, Jars, Food & Beverage Containers
  • Plastic #1-#7 (no styrofoam)
    • Clean Food Tubs, Cups, Plastic Containers, 6 and 12 Pack Rings
  • Tin & Aluminum
    • Clean Cans, Foil, Lids, Empty and Non-Hazardous Aerosol Cans

Comingle NOT Accepted

  • No Plastic Bags
  • Plastic Film, Wrap
  • #6 Styrofoam, Packing Peanuts
  • Hangers, Trays, Pans
  • Window Glass, Mirrors & Bulbs
  • All Ceramics


$7.00 Mid-size, tan pail with handle to collect compost scraps. Snap close, white lid.

Available at the Town of Rowley Board of Health

Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

978-948-2231 or Click Here for more information on composting.


PO Box 275, 139 Main Street, Rowley, MA 01969
Board of Selectmen: 978-948-2372
Town Administrator: 978-948-2705

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