Please contact the Health Dept at 413-525-5400 x1108 for information on the next local hazardous waste event or about questions about disposing of hazardous waste. The next Household Hazardous Waste events are listed below. Please call to make an appointment about a month prior to the event.
Household Hazardous Waste Events 2018
|These events are reciprocal, meaning a resident from one town may register for an event in any of the listed municipalities.|
|Residents who would like to attend another reciprocal event must pre-register with Elizabeth Bone, Recycling Coordinator, at |
By appointment only!
What Items Are Hazardous Waste?
|From the House||From the Garage||From the Workbench||From the Yard|
Fluorescent Light Bulbs
Oil Based Paints
Flea Control Products
Do not dispose of any of these items in your regular trash pick up or down the storm drains!
Used Motor Oil and Used Car Batteries: These items can be brought to the DPW Transfer Station with a resident sticker on Somers Rd.
Latex Paint: Paint must be dried up to be collected. 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.
Propane Tanks: Not accepted at HHW Day, accepted at transfer station.
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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