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 email@example.com
The following SHOULD be brought to the Hazardous Household products collection:
Septic tank cleaners
Insect pump spray
Toilet bowl cleaners
Lead acid batteries*
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:
MEDICAL, INFECTIOUS WASTE
Alkaline/carbon zinc batteries
Oven cleaners, scouring powder
Fertilizer w/out pesticides
PCB's (transformers, ballasts)
Glass & window cleaner
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.