Hazardous Waste

Recycle dates are usually the 3rd Saturday in season 8 a.m. to Noon. Call the Department of Public Works Office with any questions at 508-228-7244.

If a container is completely used and empty, it is not a hazardous waste.

Batteries
Car and household batteries can be recycled during normal landfill hours.
Accepted Items
  • From the Workshop
    • Enamel
    • Furniture strippers
    • Latex or oil-based paints
    • Stain and finish
    • Thinners and turpentine
    • Wood preservatives
  • From the Yard and Garden
    • Arsenicals (DDT, arsenic)
    • Chlorinated hydrocarbons
    • Herbicides
    • House plant insecticides
    • Organo phosphates
    • Rat and mouse poison
  • Personal Products
    • Hair dyes
    • Home permanents
    • Nail polish and remover
    • Other related items

  • From the Home:
    • Disinfectant
    • Drain cleaner
    • Flea collars and spray
    • Floor and furniture polish
    • Oil-based cleaners
    • Oven cleaner
    • Photographic chemicals
    • Powder or abrasive cleaners
    • Roach and ant killer
    • Rug and upholstery cleaners
    • Silver polish
    • Toilet cleaner
  • From the Car:
    • Antifreeze
    • Brake fluid
    • Transmission fluid
    • Used oil
Not Accepted
  • Commercial waste
  • Ammunition
  • Explosives

  • Fire extinguishers (these must be sent back to the manufacturer)
  • Radioactive material or items
  • Tanks (gas grill, propane)