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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Household Hazardous Waste Events

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On Saturday, September 26, 2020 the Trash and Recycling Department will be holding a Household Hazardous Waste Event (no electronics) at 74 Pond Street from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. A separate event hosted by the Friends of the Library will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2020 where electronics will be collected.

Household Hazardous Waste Event 

Saturday, September 26, 2020 - 74 Pond Street, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

*PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT NO ELECTRONICS WILL BE COLLECTED AT THIS EVENT*

ACCEPTED ITEMS - $10 Small Load, $20 Large Load (Cash Only)

Oil Based Paints 

  • Interior and Exterior Paints, Stains, Varnishes, Clear Topcoats, Shellac, Lacquers
  • No Latex/Water-Based Paint:
    • Dry out and place in trash (Kitty litter or sawdust seeds drying process)

Mercury

  • Auto/Boat Switches
  • Barometer
  • Blood-Pressure Cuffs 
  • Bulbs (Fluorescent, Compact Fluorescent CFL and High Intensity Discharge - HID)
  • Chemistry Sets
  • Glass Thermometers 
  • Thermostats 

Chemicals

  •  Pool/Automobile Fluids 
  • Boat Chemicals 
  • Chemicals in Aerosol Cans
  • Cleaning Fluids 
  • Fertilizers/Pesticides 
  • Fungicides/Herbicides
  • Gasoline/Kerosene
  • Photo and Hobby Chemicals
  • Flea/Rat/Slug Poison
  • Pool Chemicals 
  • Rubber Cement/Strippers 
  • Solvents/Turpentine

Electronics Drop-off Event

Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 74 Pond street, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

ACCEPTED ITEMS (Cash/Check Only)

Cost As Indicated

  • Small Printers, fax machines/copiers - $10
  • Computer Monitors and Laptops - $25
  • Air Conditioners - $25
  • De-humidifiers/Microwaves - $20
  • TVs up to 25" - $25/ Over 25" - $35

No Charge 

  • Computer Towers/Keyboards/Accessories
  • Cell Phones, Video Games 
  • Audio Equipment 


 

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