Household Hazardous Waste Day

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day 
Novemer 17, 2018
9:00 am to 1:00 pm 
Highway Garage
 

Includes Paper-Shredding Event fron 9am to 12 noon (limit 4 "banker" boxes per household) - Paper will not be accepted after 12:00.

Online Sign-up will be accessible 30 days prior to the date shown above. 

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 GarageIn Your HomeIn Your Workshop
Pesticides

Antifreeze

Oven cleaner

Rust inhibitors

Fungicides

Brake fluid

Furniture polish

Wood preservatives

Herbicides

Engine degreaser

Metal polish

Wood strippers

Insect sprays

Carburetor cleaner

Moth BallsWood 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 removerSolvents

Pool chemicals

Solvents

Oven cleaners

Degreaser

  Drain cleaners

Sealants

  

Nail polish remover

Rubber cement
   

Fiberglass resins

   

Muriatic acid

Do Not Bring the Following Items 

  • 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 in this document beginning on the third page. Sharps are NOT PERMITTED FOR DISPOSAL IN TRASH as of 7/1/2012, by FEDERAL LAW.
  • Note: If  unusual circumstances prevent you from being unable to attend the Sherborn HHW day, click here for alternatives.