Household Hazardous Waste

Next Collection Date

September 9, 2017

By appointment only! The Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin taking appointments during the month of August 2017. Appointments are required to help with traffic control and limit the wait time for residents. Please make your appointment prior to attending the event.

What Items Are Hazardous Waste?

From the House

  • Button Batteries
  • Drain\Toilet Cleaners
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs
  • Furniture Polish
  • Mercury Thermometers
  • Oven Cleaner
  • Photo Chemicals
  • Rubber Cement
  • Rug\Upholstery Cleaner

From the Garage

  • Antifreeze
  • Car Wax\Polish
  • Driveway Sealers
  • Engine De-greaser
  • Gasoline\Kerosene
  • Roofing Tar

From the Workbench

  • Adhesives
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Oil Based Paints
  • Paint Stripper\Thinner
  • Stains\Varnishes
  • Wood Preservative

From the Yard

  • Chemical Fertilizers
  • Flea Control Products
  • Insecticides\Fungicides
  • No-Pest Strips
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Weed Killers
Do not dispose of any of these items in your regular trash pick up or down the storm drains!
  • Used Motor Oil and Used Car Batteries: These items can be brought to the DPW Garage located at 1000 Suffield Street, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.
  • Latex Paint: Paint must be dried up to be collected.  Completely dried paint may be disposed of in the trash. Keep covers off, place cans and loose covers in trash bag.  Bags must be in trash cart to be collected.    If left outside of the trash cart, opened cans must be placed in a town overflow bag to be collected.
  • Propane Tanks: Not accepted at HHW Day
Need answers to commonly asked questions regarding household hazardous waste? Try searching the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection website.

Community Events

Residents unable to attend the scheduled event on Saturday, September 9, please contact the DPW at 413-821-0624 to inquire about drop-off options at one of the following surrounding community events:
Date Community
September 9, 2017
9 a.m. - Noon
Department of Public Works Yard
1000 Suffield Street
September 9, 2017
Wilbraham (E. Longmeadow, Hampden, Longmeadow, Ludlow, Palmer, Wilbraham)
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Wilbraham Regional High School
September 16, 2017
8 a.m. - Noon
Highway Garage
290 Jackson Street
September 23, 2017
Greenfield (FCSWMD Towns)
9 a.m. - Noon
Greenfield Community College
September 23, 2017
Orange (FCSWMD Towns)
9 a.m. - Noon
Orange Transfer Station
Sunday, September 24, 2017
9 a.m. - Noon
Amherst Transfer Station
740 Belchertown Road
October 7, 2017
9 a.m. - Noon
Department of Public Works
115 Baskin Drive
October 21, 2017
West Springfield
9 a.m. - Noon
430 Westfield Street
West Springfield
October 28, 2017
Westhampton (HRMC Towns)
9 a.m. - Noon
Westhampton Department of Public Works