Material Accepted

The following is a list of material Accepted at ALL and SOME Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events.

  • Please place accepted materials in cardboard or rigid plastic containers.
  • Keep materials in their original or labeled containers if possible.
  • Do not pack materials in plastic bags

Improper Disposal

Improper of hazardous waste materials can react, explode or create toxic fumes, contaminate soil and groundwater, and endanger the health & safety of people & animals. Bring chemicals in original or labeled containers when possible.


mercury products

Mercury

Mercury is ILLEGAL to dispose of in the trash. Bring your mercury-containing products to the Board of Health during regular hours.

  • Mercury is found in compact fluorescent lamps, and in many thermometers, thermostats, barometers & blood pressure cuffs
  • Mercury is a heavy silver liquid that poisons the nervous system, liver & kidneys
  • Pregnant women & young children are the most vulnerable
  • Mercury poses no hazard when contained in a product

Materials Accepted AT ALL EVENTS

Acids and Bases

Aerosols

Adhesives

Asbestos: CALL AHEAD
781-329-8318. See A-Z

Brake Fluid

Carburetor Cleaner

Cesspool Cleaners

Cleaners and Polishes

Drain Cleaners

Degreasers

Driveway Sealer – oil based only – see A-Z for latex based instructions

Fertilizers Containing Pesticides, Herbicides

Flammable Liquids

Fiberglass Resin

Gasoline, Motor oil mixtures

Hobby/Artist Supplies

Marine and Auto Paints

Mercury, including thermostats, etc. (see A-Z)

Moth Balls and Crystals

Paint and Stain (oil based ONLY)

Pesticides, Herbicides, Fungicides

Photography Chemicals

Poisons

Pool Chemicals

Wood Preservatives

Materials Accepted AT SOME EVENTS

Many of our Towns accept these items regularly. See Town Programs.

Antifreeze

Electronics
WEYMOUTH ONLY

Flares
PLYMOUTH ONLY

Fluorescent Tubes
WEYMOUTH, HULL ONLY

Latex Paint – USABLE
Accepted at 10/5/19 Hanover collection only

Motor Oil

NiCad (Rechargable) and Button Batteries
WEYMOUTH ONLY

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