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Posted on: April 22, 2022

[ARCHIVED] HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY

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Household HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DAY

WHEN:   MAY 7, 2022 - SATURDAY

 

WHERE:   DPW YARD 15 LAKE ST (across from Stop & Shop)
TIME:        9:00am to Noon
WHO:        Winchester Residents and member towns.  No commercial business waste will be accepted e.g., painting contractors.

What do I bring?

Unwanted household hazardous products.  Preferably items kept in original containers. Residents are limited to a maximum of 25 gallons of paints/stains.

LATEX PAINT IS NOT HAZARDOUS.  Dry and bring to the Transfer Station.

EXAMPLES OF ITEMS YOU CAN BRING

Turpentine/Paint ThinnerOil Based Paint/Varnish/StainFuels: Kerosene/Gasoline
Engine DegreasersCarburetor Cleaner/Brake FluidTransmission Fluid/Car Wax
Poisons/InsecticidesWeed Killers/Moth BallsWood Preservatives
No-Pest Strips/Flea PowderHobby/Art SuppliesRubber Cement/Airplane Glue
Fiberglass ResinsPhoto Chemicals/Chemistry SetsCleaning Supplies
Furniture/Floor/Metal PolishesOven/Toilet Bowl/Drain CleanersRug &Upholstery Cleaners
Spot RemoversDry Cleaning SolventsSeptic Tank Degreasers
Swimming Pool ChemicalsMotor OilMercury Items (thermostats, fluorescent bulbs)

Select Batteries: buttoncell/ Rechargeable, Lead-Acid




EXAMPLES OF WHAT NOT TO  BRING

Latex PaintCommercial or Industrial WasteAsbestos
Alkaline batteries: AA, CPCB’sRadioactive/Gas Cylinders
Ammunition, FireworksExplosivesSmoke Detectors
Infectious/Biological WastesPrescription Medicines/SyringesCompressed Gas Cylinders
Empty aerosolsTires


How can I safely transport hazardous materials?

Tighten caps and lids leaving materials in original labeled containers. Pack containers in sturdy upright boxes and pad with newspaper. Sort and pack separately; oil paint, pesticides, household cleaners.

Never Mix Chemicals! Never smoke while handling hazardous material.


Questions?  Call the Health Department at 781-721-7121

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