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Hazardous Waste Day 2016
TOWN OF NORTHBOROUGH
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DAY

        The Town of Northborough will conduct a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, October 29, 2016.  Northborough residents only, who have obtained a labeled waste carrier (pick-up schedule below), may bring allowed materials to the town DPW facility at 190 Main Street between the hours of
9 a.m. and 12 p.m.

        Materials which will be permitted at the drop-off are as follows:

        Oils (spent motor oil), gasoline, gasoline mixtures, auto batteries, pesticides, thinners, spent antifreeze, oil-based paints and stains, photo chemicals, pool chemicals, household chemicals (drain cleaners, cleaners, detergents, etc.,) and aerosols.  Fluorescent light bulbs and compact fluorescent light bulbs can be brought to Rocky's Ace Hardware, 260 Main Street, Northborough at any time throughout the year.  Latex paint or stain cans may be opened to the air to dry and disposed of with your weekly trash.
 
        Materials which will NOT be permitted at the drop-off are as follows:

        Compressed gas cylinders (propane, oxygen, etc.,) smoke detectors, fireworks, ammunition,, tires, asbestos, white goods (refrigerators, etc.), pesticides containing Pentachlorophenol and/or 2, 4, 5-T/Silvex, PCB (capacitors, transformers, light ballasts).

                No commercial vehicles or commercial wastes will be allowed.

        Residents are requested to bring permitted materials to the drop-off in labeled containers (preferably in the original can, bottle, etc.) placed in the cardboard carrier.  The contents shall be packaged in a neat and orderly manner.  
Residents will be asked to present their driver’s license for residency status and their labeled container at the gate.

Your cooperation and patience will result in faster/safer service and is very much appreciated.
        
In addition, once again, metal items will be accepted at no charge -
(However, NO computers, refrigerators, microwaves, or electronics will be allowed.)
Styrofoam collection is NOT being done at this time but Styrofoam can be brought to Konsolidate Warehouse (KWD) at 660 Douglas Road, Uxbridge, MA 01569 throughout the year.  The Northborough Junior Women's Club and the Recycling Committee hope to be able to offer styrofoam collection again in the future.


        SMOKING OF ANY KIND IS NOT ALLOWED ON THE FACILITY PROPERTY OR WITHIN VEHICLES INSIDE THE FENCED AREA OF THE FACILITY.


TOWN OF NORTHBOROUGH
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY
CONTAINER DISTRIBUTION

THE TOWN OF NORTHBOROUGH HAS SCHEDULED HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2016.  BOXES FOR USE AT THIS FUNCTION WILL BE AVAILABLE TO NORTHBOROUGH RESIDENTS WHO PRODUCE PHOTO IDENTIFICATION LISTING A NORTHBOROUGH ADDRESS.   
THE CHARGE FOR THE BOX IS $10, WHICH HELPS TO DEFRAY SOME OF THE COSTS OF THIS PROGRAM.

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY BOXES
CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE TOWN RECREATION CENTER
BASEMENT LEVEL OF TOWN HALL
TUESDAY OCTOBER 18, 7-9PM
SATURDAY OCTOBER 22, 9-NOON
TUESDAY  OCTOBER 25, 7-9PM


        



THE TOTAL NUMBER OF BOXES IS LIMITED, SO DISTRIBUTION WILL BE ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS.



Northborough Town Hall  63 Main Street, Northborough, MA 01532
Hours -- Mon, Wed, Thu 8am-4pm  Tue 8am-7pm  Fri 7am-12pm