Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day 

The Natick Health Department in conjunction with Clean Harbors will hold the 35th annual Household Hazardous Waste drop off day on Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. This is a rain or shine event. All safety and social distancing protocols will be followed.

Due to the limit of 300 cars, we must sell tickets in advance and you must have a ticket with you when you arrive. No tickets will be sold that day: vehicles without a ticket will be turned away  

As the Town Hall is not open to the public, the following process will be used for ticket sales. If you are a Natick Resident and wish to participate:          

Here are the two options:

  1. Mail us a check in the amount of $5.00, payable to the Town of Natick. Do not send cash. Please be sure to include your return US Postal Service mailing address.
  2. Drop off an envelope with your check (payable to the Town of Natick) and include your mailing address in the drop box at the front door at Town Hall. 

 Address your envelope to:
Natick Health Department
13 East Central St.
Natick, MA 01760

After we receive your check, we will send your ticket and instructions to you via the US mail. You must have the ticket with you in the front seat of your car when you arrive that day. The ticket has the location, date and time as well as a list of items that are accepted.  Please do not get out of your car.

You can view a list of what is and is not accepted here:

 drain cleanerspesticideswood strippersgasoline
oven cleanersherbicidesstainstransmission fluid
 furniture polishinsect sprayspaint thinnerantifreeze
metal polishrodent killerssolventsbrake fluid
degreaserspool chemicalssealantswax/polish
 radiator cleanersmuriatic acidkeroseneengine & radiator flushes
arts & crafts suppliesno-pest stripsspray paintrust preservatives
photo chemicalscesspool cleanersoil paintwood preservatives
floor cleaners  water reactive materials
window cleaners   
dry cleaning fluids   

               ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED

 batteriesmotor oil latex paint
 mercuryradioactive materialsammunition
septagebiologically active materialsexplosive materials
asbestosmedicine, prescription or OTCflares
propane tanksgarbagegas cylinders

For information & locations of  
Kiosks for Pharmaceutical Waste and Used Sharps/Syringes 
call 508-647-6460

The Department of Public Works (DPW) handles the following:

The Recycling Center accepts - Lithium batteries, household batteries, car batteries, used motor oil, fluorescent bulbs, mercury products, metal items

The Paint Shed -  Open April to Oct. and accepts latex and oil paint with a 5 gallon maximum, per resident, per visit
NO Stains or Thinners
Tires - Place out with trash on your regular pick-up day - limit is 2 tires per week
Computer Monitors & Propane Tanks - Call the DPW to schedule a pick up - a fee is required
Call the DPW at 508-647-6550 for more information

    2021 Reciprocal Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)Collection Dates
The Natick Board of Health 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 Natick 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 Natick 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. As an example, some contractors charge $35 for the first 12 gallons (liquid or dry equivalent) or $60 for 12 – 25 gallons.
Identification: You will be asked to show identification confirming you are a resident of YOUR TOWN.

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Clean Harbors Environmental Services         Telephone 781-380-7121