Household Hazardous Waste
Below is a list of items that are considered hazardous and can be brought to the event:
|Antifreeze||Dry gas||Automotive fluids||Motor Oil|
|Gasoline||Car batteries||Engine degreaser||Kerosene|
|Insect pump spray||Pesticides||Flea killers||Spot removers/solvents|
|Septic tank cleaners||Muriatic acid||Moth balls||Drain cleaners|
|Toilet bowl cleaners||Art/photography supplies||Lead acid batteries||Rechargeable batteries|
|Button batteries||Creosote||Chemistry sets||Fluorescent bulbs|
|Metal polish (Nickel-Cadmium)||Thermostats||Thermometers||Oil paint|
|Marine Paint||Wood preservative||Furniture polish||Varnishes|
Latex paint is not a hazardous material but it needs to be dried out before putting it with the rubbish.
The 2021 Household Hazardous Waste collection schedule is as follows:
Saturday June 19, 2021 and November 6, 2021, 9:00am to 12:00pm
Landfill, 101 Fitchburg Road (RT 31 S)
Saturday June 26, 2021 and November 13, 2021, 9:00am to 12:00pm
Gardner Landfill, 744 West Street, Gardner MA
(Fitchburg Residents are eligible to use this facility free of charge)
Registration is not required, however proof of residency will be necessary at the site. Any questions may be directed to Frank Sepiol, Environmental Protection Manager at (978) 355-6821 (office) or (413) 519-3916 (cell).
There is a 50 gallon limit and only 5 gallons of gasoline per vehicle.
Transport your materials safely: Leave materials in original containers, do not mix chemicals. Use sturdy boxes, not bags
to pack your materials. Do not smoke near the materials.
Businesses or non-residents may participate as a Very Small Quantity Generator for a fee. Businesses must provide their Very Small Generator Registration at the event. Pre-approval needed by the Environmental Protection Manager @ (413) 519-3916.
Inventory list may be faxed to 978-355-6317 or e-mailed to email@example.com
Contractor reserves the right to reject unacceptable materials.