Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day
Novemer 17, 2018
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
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 Garage||In Your Home||In Your Workshop|
|Moth Balls||Wood stains|
Arts & crafts supplies
Nail polish remover
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.