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:
Must be wetted and double-bagged
CALL AHEAD
781-329-8318

Brake Fluid

Carburetor Cleaner

Cesspool Cleaners

Cleaners and Polishes

Drain Cleaners

Degreasers

Fertilizers Containing Pesticides

Flammable Liquids

Fiberglass Resin

Gasoline, Motor oil mixtures

Hobby/Artist Supplies

Marine and Auto Paints

Mercury, Including Thermometers and Thermostats

Moth Balls and Crystals

Paint and Stain – OIL-BASED

Pesticides, Herbicides, Fungicides

Photography Chemicals

Poisons

Pool Chemicals

Wood Preservatives

Materials Accepted AT SOME EVENTS

Antifreeze

Electronics
WEYMOUTH ONLY

Flares
PLYMOUTH ONLY

Fluorescent Tubes
WEYMOUTH ONLY

Latex Paint – USABLE
See Schedule

Motor Oil

NiCad (Rechargable) and Button Batteries
WEYMOUTH ONLY

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