Mr. Fox Composting

Recycling Center Composting

FOOD COMPOSTING AVAILABLE FOR DOVER RESIDENTS AT RECYCLING CENTER

The City of Dover’s Recycling Center now provides bins for residents to drop off their food compost.

The City of Dover has partnered with Seacoast-based Mr. Fox Composting to provide residents with a no-cost, composting option to divert waste and tonnage from the solid waste stream that gets landfilled.

Currently, there are five 64-gallon composting totes at the Recycling Center.  They are located between the corrugated cardboard bin and the used book building. Resident's can drop-off their compost anytime the Recycling Center is open, which is Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Recycling Center is located at 265 Mast Road in Dover.

The food composting bins accept all food scraps, including:

  • Meat
  • Meat bones
  • Eggshells
  • Bread
  • Seafood (including shells)
  • Fruits and vegetables (pits and nuts too)
  • Soiled pizza boxes
  • Coffee grounds and filters
  • Wooden stirrers
  • Sugar packets
  • Brown paper napkins and towels
  • Teabags (with staples removed)
  • Ground tea
  • Muffin wrappers
  • Flowers and floral trimmings
  • Corks 

For more information, click here or contact Community Services at 516-6450.