Thank you for utilizing our regional Household Hazardous Waste event on September 15th, 2018.
If you have any hazardous waste, as listed below, please call Liz Bone, Recycling Coordinator, at 525-5400 x 1108.
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. Latex paint is not hazardous waste.
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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