Hazardous Waste

HHW Collection Regulations: 


Residents of host and co-host towns may attend their own town's collection at no charge with proof of residency*

        Rockland and Weymouth have given blanket authorization for their residents, who may attend any SSRC collection with proof of residency*

Other SSRC Member Towns may subsidize some or all material their residents bring to other SSRC collections.  Residents must obtain a Visitor Authorization Form from their own town's Hazardous Waste Coordinator.  Proof of residency* is required at event.

* driver's license, car registration, tax or utility bill, or transfer station sticker


Visitors from ANY town that is NOT hosting/cohosting the event and 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 for liquids (not contents), and approximate weight for solids, 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 DO NOT BAG your materials, it makes it difficult for us to assess it.

BRING A BOOK:  Lines can sometimes be long, especially at the beginning of a collection.  We strive tokeep wait times under a half hour, but it is not always possible.  Walk-ins are not allowed, due to safety issues. 

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

RESIDENTS 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

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

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


SSRC FALL 2017 HHW Collection Dates

printable flyer to come

Sept. 16   Hanson/Abington/Whitman, Hanson location TBD

Sept. 23   Hull, location TBD

Sept. 30   Hanover/Norwell/Rockland, Hanover Transfer Station, 118 Rockland St. (Rt. 139)

Oct. 21     Plymouth DPW, 169 Camelot Dr.

Nov. 4       Weymouth DPW, 120 Winter St.

Nov. 18     Middleboro (tentative)

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