Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days

Westminster, Fitchburg and Gardner Residents

2017 Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days
Sponsored by Waste Management

Fitchburg/Westminster Landfill, 101 Fitchburg Road (RT 31S)**
June 24, 2017 and November 11, 2017
Gardner Landfill, 744 West Street**
July 1, 2017 and October 14, 2017

These are Saturdays from 9:00am to 12:00pm.

REGISTRATION NO LONGER REQUIRED 
any questions may be directed to Frank Sepiol, Environmental Protection Manager at (978) 355-6821 (Office) or (413) 519-3916 (cell)

**Businesses or non residents may participate as Very Small Quantity Generators for a fee.  Businesses must provide their Very Small Quantity Generator Registration to the event.   Preapproval needed by Environmental Protection Manager: Cell (413) 519-3916.  Inventory list may be faxed to 978-355-6317 or emailed to fsepiol@wm.com

The following SHOULD be brought to the Hazardous Household products collection:

Antifreeze*

DDT

Furniture Polish

Motor Oil*

Rodent killers

Art/photography supplies

Disinfectants

Gasoline

Moth ball

Septic tank cleaners

Automotive fluids

Dry gas

Herbicides

Muriatic acid

Spot removers/solvent

Button batteries*

Drain cleaners

Insect pump spray

Pesticides

Thermostats*

Car batteries*

Engine degreaser

Kerosene

Photographic supplies

Toilet bowl cleaners

Creosote

Flea killers

Lead acid batteries*

Rechargeable batteries*

Varnishes

Chemistry sets

Fluorescent bulbs*

Metal polish

(Nickel-Cadmium)*

 

Paint: oil, marine, lead, hobby wood preservatives & stains

 

 

*Check with recycling center, these items may be collected on a permanent basis.

 

PLEASE DO NOT BRING:

Air fresheners/deodorizers

Cosmetics

MEDICAL, INFECTIOUS WASTE

Alkaline/carbon zinc batteries

Empty containers

Nail polish

Ammunition

EXPLOSIVES

Oven cleaners, scouring powder

Asbestos

Fertilizer w/out pesticides

PCB's (transformers, ballasts)

Car waxes/polishes

Glass & window cleaner

Propane tanks/cylinders

 

Latex products(e.g. driveway sealer)

Smoke detectors (radioactive)

 

Registration is no longer required, however proof of residency will be necessary at the site.
Vehicles will be taken in turn, beginning at 9am.  50 gallons of material maximum per vehicle however only 5 gallons of gasoline per vehicle 
 

To transport your materials safely: 
Leave materials in original containers, do not mix chemicals.   Use sturdy boxes, not bags, to pack your material.  Do not smoke near the material.

 

Contractor reserves the right to reject unacceptable material.