Hazardous Waste

HHW Collection Regulations: 


Proof of residency is required at event.

Residents of host and co-host towns may attend their town's collection at no charge.

Residents of SSRC Member Towns may attend an event their town is NOT hosting/cohosting at no charge with a Visitor Authorization Form from their own town's Hazardous Waste coordinator.   (Rockland residents do not need this form.)

  •        Without authorization, they may pay with a check (see below)


Visitors from ANY town that is NOT hosting/cohosting the event who don't have an authorization form, or have more material than their town authorized, please bring a check made out to Stericycle Environmental to cover applicable costs.


A limit on the subsidized quantity may be set by your town

Costs are based on container size, payable by check to Stericycle Environmental: 

Less than 10 gallons / 20 lbs: $25

10-25 gallons / 21-50 lbs: $47 

Larger quantities are assessed in additional multiples of $47

Note:  minimum charge for collection at home or facility is $400, plus cost of material.


Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view Stericycle, 617-852-3086 to prearrange payment

        Residents: please call the SSRC at 781-329-8318 with questions.  


Other Collection Events

Braintree: Clean Harbors - resident drop-off every Saturday from March to November, 8am-noon at 1 Hill Ave. Cost - $3.00/lb. Call 781-380-7177  Printable Clean Harbors flyer

Lexington: Minuteman Hazardous Product Regional Facility - 8 Saturday collections from April through November, open to nonresidents for a fee

Sutton MA: (south of Worcester) New England Disposal Technologies accepts residential hazardous waste at cost on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9-4 year round


The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Service runs several HHW collections in spring, summer and fall.  If you are not a resident of the host town, and cannot wait for a local event, you may pre-register two weeks ahead of an event using the "small business" rules, and pay for what you bring by check. The 2017 event schedule is shown here.

MA Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs - Municipal Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facilities

SSRC SPRING 2017 HHW Collection Dates

9am - 1pm, rain or shine (unless hurricane conditions)



printable flyer

April 8 -  Weymouth DPW, 120 Winter Street

April 15 - Plymouth DPW, 169 Camelot Drive

April 29 -  Hanover Transfer Station, 118 Rockland Street (Rte. 139) **

May 13 -  Kingston/Duxbury, Kingston Highway Dept, 32 Evergreen St.

June 10  - Hingham, Plymouth River School, 200 High St.

 June 17  - Scituate / Cohasset, Scituate Highway, 62 Captain Pierce Rd. **

** Usable latex paint is only accepted at these collections.  It is not hazardous, and may also be dried and disposed with regular trash.