Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day
Thank you all who participated in our 37th Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day!
If you missed our May 6, 2023 date, please scroll down to see your disposal options with the towns participating in the MA DEP Reciprocal Program.
For more information please contact the Natick Health Department at 508-647-6460.
Reciprocal Household Hazardous Waste 2023 Collection Dates
In coordination with MassDEP, the Natick Board of Health has a reciprocal arrangement that allows residents of each town to participate in multiple household hazardous waste collection days. As a Natick resident you have the opportunity to participate in a partner town’s collection event. You will be asked to show identification confirming you are a resident of Natick
Registration: Note some towns require advanced registration.
Payment: Is made at the event. Each town determines the method of payment. Based on the amount of material you bring, the amount you pay will be determined by the contractor. Pricing is based on the host town's contract.
This link has each town's schedule, registration process, payment method and any exemptions:
Here are two private companies for your reference. This does not represent an endorsement by the Natick Board of Health:
- New England Disposal Technologies, Inc.: www.NEDT.org tele: 866-769-1621
- Clean Harbors Environmental Services: www.cleanharbors.com tele: 781-380-7121
See DEP Hazardous Waste Regulations, 310 CMR 30.104: “Household Waste means any waste materials generated in the normal course of household activities….”
ITEMS ACCEPTED AT THE HHWD EVENT:
|FROM THE HOUSE||FROM THE YARD/GARDEN||FROM THE GARAGE / WORKBENCH|
|drain cleaners||pesticides||wood strippers||gasoline|
|oven cleaners||herbicides||stains||transmission fluid|
|furniture polish||insect sprays||paint thinner||antifreeze|
|metal polish||rodent killers||solvents||brake fluid|
|radiator cleaners||muriatic acid||kerosene||engine & radiator flushes|
|arts & crafts supplies||no-pest strips||spray paint||rust preservatives|
|photo chemicals||cesspool cleaners||unusable oil based paint||wood preservatives|
|floor cleaners||water reactive materials|
|dry cleaning fluids|
Ø ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED AT THE HHWD EVENT: Ø
|batteries||latex paint||motor oil||mercury|
|explosive materials||flares||propane tanks||biologically active materials|
|gas cylinders||garbage||medicine, prescription/OTC||needles/sharps|