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Welcome to the town of Sherborn, Massachusetts
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Town Hall
19 Washington Street
Sherborn, MA 01770
Phone & Fax Numbers
What to Bring to HHW Day
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DAY
SEPTEMBER 21, 2013
9 AM to 1PM
at the
HIGHWAY GARAGE
TO MAKE A RESERVATION USE THE ONLINE SIGNUP ON THIS WEBSITE  click here.
PLEASE BRING THE FOLLOWING ITEMS
THESE HAZARDOUS PRODUCTS MAY BE LURKING…

IN YOUR YARD
IN YOUR GARAGE
IN YOUR HOME
IN YOUR WORKSHOP
Pesticides
Antifreeze
Oven cleaner
Rust inhibitors
Fungicides
Brake fuid
Furniture polish
Wood preservtives
Herbicides
Engine degreaser
Metal polish
Wood strippers
Insect sprays
Carburetor cleaner
Moth balls
Wood stains
Rodent killers
Creosote
Arts &crafts supplies
Paint thinner
Muriatic acid
Gasoline
Upholstery cleaner
Lead paint
Chlordane
Kerosene
Photo chemicals
Oil-based paint
Charcoal Lighter
Oil-based paint
Spot remover
Solvents
Pool chemicals
Solvents
Oven cleaners
Degreaser
Drain cleaners
Sealants
Nail polish remover
Rubber cement
Fiberglass resins
Muriatic acid
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.