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 2019 Household Hazardous Waste collection schedule is as follows:
Saturday June 22, 2019 and November 9, 2019 9:00am to 12:00pm
Landfill, 101 Fitchburg Road (RT 31 S)
Saturday June 13, 2019 and November 16, 2018 9:00am to 12:00pm
Gardner Landfill, 744 West Street, Gardner MA
(Fitchburg Residents are eligible to use this facility free of charge)
Leominster DPW garage, 109 Graham Street, Leominster MA from 9:00am to 12:00pm
(Fitchburg residents are eligible to use this facility for a fee, cash or credit card only)
Questions can be directed to 603-878-4108
Registration is no longer 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, t
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Contractor reserves the right to reject unacceptable materials.