Westford Hazardous Waste Collection May 2019

 

Westford Household Hazardous Waste Collection

May 18th
9 AM to 1 PM

Our next town-wide Household Hazardous Waste Collection is scheduled for May 18, 2019 from 9 AM to 1 PM at the 
Town of Westford Highway Garage 28 North Street.  Cost per car: $30.  The event flyer and costs click here for brochure.


Please scroll down to see your disposal options with participating towns

See DEP Hazardous Waste Regulations, 310 CMR 30.104:   "Household Waste means any waste materials generated in the normal course of household activities..."

Link to Document for Household Waste Options: -----> click here

General Household Materials

Acids (corrosives) 

Aerosol cans (excluding empty cans) 

Art supplies 

Batteries - Alkaline batteries manufactured before 1994 and all NiCad, button, zinc and lithium batteries  **

Chemistry set chemicals 

Fiberglass resins 

Furniture, floor, metal polishes and strippers 

Hobby supplies (rubber cement, airplane glue etc.) 

Mercury containing devices (switches, thermostats, fluorescent lamps, compact fluorescent bulbs (energy efficient bulbs), broken fluorescent bulbs, thermometers, blood pressure equipment) 

Moth balls/crystals 

Oil paint and paint thinners, varnish, stain and shellac (no Latex Paint is allowed)  

Paint Strippers 

Photography chemicals 

Rug and upholstery cleaners 

Solvent adhesives 

Turpentine and other paint solvents 

Wood preservatives   Bathroom Products

Hair dye 

Nail polish remover 

Toilet cleaners

Laundry Materials

Brighteners 

Chlorine bleach 

Spot removers 

Spray starch 

Whiteners

Kitchen Materials

Drain cleaners 

Lighter fluids 

Oven cleaners

Lawn and Garden Materials

Cesspool cleaners (corrosives) 

Flammable liquids/Gasoline 

Flea and tick powders 

Fire starters 

Fungicides 

Herbicides 

Insecticides 

No-pest strips 

Pesticides 

Poisons 

Pool chemicals 

Propane tanks, empty or partially empty, up to 20 lbs*, **

Automotive Products

Antifreeze 

Batteries (autos, motorcycles, etc.)*, **

Brake fluid 

Carburetor cleaner 

Oil - used **

Radiator flush 

Solvents and degreasers 

Tire cleaners 

Transmission fluid 

Waste fuels (gasoline, kerosene, etc.)

*May be additional cost. Contact community for more information.

** Not collected in Wayland  

Do Not Bring:

Ammunition, Fireworks, Explosives 

Asbestos 

Commercial hazardous waste 

Construction waste/building materials  

CRT's, CPU's, computer monitors, television sets etc.  

Empty aerosol cans 

Fire extinguishers 

Gas cylinders (other than propane)*  

Infectious or biological wastes - medical waste can be dropped off on scheduled collection days

Latex Paint - dried out latex paint can be disposed of with your regular trash curbside

Medicines or syringes - medical waste can be dropped off on scheduled collection days

PCB's  

Radioactive materials 

Smoke Detectors 

Tires

*Additional Cost



2019 Reciprocal Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Dates


The Town of Westford and the following towns have a reciprocal agreement that allows residents of each town to participate in multiple household hazardous waste collection days.   If you are a Westford resident this means you now have the opportunity to participate in a partner town’s collection event as seen in the table below.

Registration:   Note some events require advanced registration.

Payment:   These events are open to Westford residents on a fee-basis. You will be asked for payment at the event based on the amount of material you bring. Please bring the appropriate form of payment indicated in the Notes column of the table below. Pricing is based on the host town’s contract and will be determined by the contractor. 

Identification: You will be asked to show identification confirming you are a resident of YOUR TOWN.

OPEN HHW COLLECTION NETWORK EVENTS 

2019 SCHEDULE

DATE

COMMUNITY

LOCATION

HOURS

Notes

March 30, 2019

North Andover

Recycling Center TBI/North Side

210 Holt Road, 01845

12-1

Checks only

April 20, 2019

Methuen

Methuen Transfer Station

50 Huntington Avenue, 01844

8 - 12

Checks only

May 4, 2019

Natick

DPW 

75 West Street, 01760

9 - 12

Call to register, (508) 647-6460

Checks only, payable to ‘Clean Harbors’

May 4, 2019

Winchester

DPW

15 Lake Street, 01890

9 - 1

Checks only, payable to ‘Town of Winchester’

May 18, 2019

Wayland

DPW

66 River Road, 01778

9-11:30

Pre-register at https://www.wayland.ma.us/health/hhwd

Checks only, payable to ‘Clean Harbors’

** Not collected in Wayland (see list)

May 18, 2019

Westford

Westford Highway Garage

28 North Street, 01886

11-1

Check list of acceptable items:

https://westfordma.gov/408/Recycling-Commission

Cash only

June 1, 2019

Tyngsborough-Dunstable

Highway Department

87 Kendall Road, 01879

9 – 1

Checks only, payable to ‘Stericycle’

June 29, 2019

Dracut

DPW

833 Hildreth Street, 01826

8 - 12

Checks only, payable to ‘Town of Dracut’

August 3, 2019

Maynard

Public Works Highway Garage

38 Winter Street, 01754

8 – 12

Checks payable to ‘Town of Maynard’

Debit and credit cards accepted.

October 12, 2019

Needham

DPW

470 Dedham Avenue, 02492

8 – 12

Checks only, payable to ‘Clean Harbors’

November 9, 2019

Sudbury

DPW

275 Old Lancaster Rd, 01776

8-12

Pre-register online beginning June 1

https://sudbury.ma.us

Checks only, payable to ‘Clean Harbors’

November 16, 2019

North Andover

Recycling Center TBI/North Side

210 Holt Road, 01845

12-1

Checks only

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