Hazardous Waste

Recycle dates and accepted items for drop off are listed below . Call the Department of Public Works Office with any questions at 508-228-7244.

Dates for 2018 Hazardous Waste Days


9:00 AM – 1:00 PM (Household & Commercial)

April 7th
June 16th
July 28th
September 22nd
October 20th
December 15th


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
    • 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

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