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Hazardous Waste Day is Saturday July 8th

by Press Release
July 7, 2017

Hazardous Waste Day, Saturday July 8th from 9 to Noon at the Middle School on Woodland Street

Acceptable/Unacceptable Materials:

 

Clean Harbors will accept for transportation and disposal the majority of

hazardous waste typically produced by households. It is stressed for the safety of

everyone involved that all materials are known and properly labeled. Wastes that

are not in their original containers will be accepted as "known" wastes provided

they are labeled. Unknown wastes, if acceptable, will be field tested and

packaged for incineration. Below is a listing of typical household hazardous

wastes collected:

 

Aerosol Cans Engine degreaser Oil filters

Ammonia Epoxy resin Oven cleaners

Antifreeze Fiberglass Paint thinner

Arts and crafts supplies Floor cleaners Pesticides

Batteries Furnace Cement Photo chemicals

Bleach Furniture Polish Pool chemicals

Brake fluid Gasoline/Kerosene Radiator cleaners

Car wax Herbicides Resins

Carburetor cleaner Insect Sprays Rodent killers

Caulking Lighter fluid Roof Cement

Cesspool cleaners Mercury products Rust preventatives

Chemistry sets Metal polish Sealants

Creosote Moth balls Solvents

Drain cleaners Motor oil Spot removers

Driveway Sealant Muriatic acid Transmission fluid

Dry cleaning fluids No-pest strips Weed Killers

Engine and radiator flushes Oil based paint Wood preservatives

Wood Stripper

 

Clean Harbors reserves the right to refuse any waste deemed unsafe to handle or

unsuitable for the collection. Such wastes include:

 

• Large quantities of unknown materials

• Radioactive waste, including smoke detectors

• Explosives, gun powder, flares, ammunition

• Unstable wastes

• Pressurized fire extinguishers

• Unknown gas cylinders

• Substances regulated by the Drug Enforcement Agency

? No Medical waste

If the above listed unacceptable wastes are unintentionally received, Clean

Harbors will work with the Town to provide safe disposal of the materials.

 

NO Latex Paint - Latex is non hazardous and can be disposed in regular trash once it is Completely dried out.

 

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