Hazardous Waste

NEDT Press Release

Beginning April 15th... Bring your Household Hazardous Waste to NEDT collection center.

How it works: After April 15th, you may bring household hazardous waste to the NEDT location in Westfield. NEDT will weigh and catalog your hazardous wastes. You may bring up to $100 worth of disposal annually. If your items go beyond the $100, you may pay out of pocket for disposal.  NEDT itemizes your wastes. Please see below what is accepted. (NO LATEX PAINTS- collected at curbside.)

Hours: NEDT is open Mondays and Wednesdays 9am - 4pm, and Saturday from 9am- 1pm, all year round except holidays.

 Location: 190 East Main St, Westfield, MA. Please call NEDT to check if they are open. 866-769-1621  

NEDT price list can be found below. 

NEDT price list

If you have a large amount of hazardous waste as listed below or any questions, please call Liz Bone, 

Recycling Coordinator, at 525-5400 x 1108.

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What Items Are Hazardous Waste?

From the HouseFrom the GarageFrom the WorkbenchFrom the Yard
Button Batteries
Drain Toilet Cleaners
Fluorescent Light Bulbs
Furniture Polish
Mercury Thermometers
Oven Cleaner
Photo Chemicals
Rubber Cement
Rug Upholstery Cleaner

Antifreeze
Car Wax Polish
Driveway Sealers
Engine De-greaser
Gasoline Kerosene
Roofing Tar
Adhesives
Aerosol Cans
Oil Based Paints
Paint Stripper Thinner
Stains Varnishes
Wood Preservative

Chemical Fertilizers
Flea Control Products
Insecticides Fungicides
No-Pest Strips
Pool Chemicals
Weed Killers


Do not dispose of any of these items in your regular trash pick up or down the storm drains!

Electronics: Please bring to the DPW transfer station, accepted with resident sticker at 170 Somers Rd.
Used Motor Oil  : Please bring to the DPW Transfer Station with a resident sticker at 170 Somers Rd.

Needles/Sharps: Please contact the Health Dept at 413-525-5400 ext. 1103.

Tires and car batteries: Please return to local automotive stores.

Latex Paint: Paint must be dried up to be collected with your regular trash. Completely dried paint may be disposed of in the trash. Keep covers off, place cans and loose covers in trash bag.  Bags must be in trash cart to be collected. If left outside of the trash cart, opened cans must be placed in a town overflow bag to be collected. Latex paint is not hazardous waste.         

Propane Tanks: Not accepted at NEDT. Please return to local hardware stores.
Need answers to commonly asked questions regarding household hazardous waste? Try searching the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection website.







Important Telephone Numbers

  • Business hazardous waste management questions: 617-292-5898
  • Confidential compliance assistance to businesses: 617-626-1060
  •  Service Center / Permit Assistance: 413-755-2214
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