HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DAY
SEPTEMBER 21, 2013
9 AM to 1PM
TO MAKE A RESERVATION USE THE ONLINE SIGNUP ON THIS WEBSITE click here.
PLEASE BRING THE FOLLOWING ITEMS
THESE HAZARDOUS PRODUCTS MAY BE LURKING…
DO NOT BRING THE FOLLOWING MATERIALS:
Water based paint such as latex or acrylic are NOT hazardous and can be dried up by pouring into a shallow box and adding kitty litter. When dry, take it to the Transfer Station and dispose as trash.
Rechargeable batteries are collected at the Transfer Station/Recycling Center so they are not collected at the very expensive HHW Collection.
Alkaline batteries are not hazardous and can be disposed as trash, or you can take them to Batteries Plus on Rte 9 in Natick.
Used motor oil is collected at the Transfer Station/Recycling Center so it is not collected at the very expensive HHW Collection.
Fluorescent tubes and bulbs are collected at the Transfer Station/Recycling Center so they are not collected at the very expensive HHW Collection.
Unwanted medicines are collected at the Sherborn Police Station’s medicine lock box and are not accepted for HHW collection. Also see this flyer.
Medical waste is not accepted for HHW collection
Needles and sharps are not accepted for HHW collection. You may purchase a sharps container at a medical supply store and when it is full, follow the instructions on the container for mailing it back to the company that supplied it. A number of regional collection sites are listed at http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/dph/aids/needles-syringes-disposal.pdf beginning on the third page. Sharps will NOT BE PERMITTED FOR DISPOSAL IN TRASH as of 7/1/2012, by FEDERAL LAW.