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Household Hazardous Waste Day!

Boston residents can drop-off car related materials, household materials, kitchen and laundry materials, lawn and garden materials, oil-based paint, textiles and clothing, electronics, and batteries.

This event will be held at the Boston Public Works Yard at 400 Frontage Road, Boston 02118.


September 23, 2023
2023-09-23T08:30:00 - 2023-09-23T12:00:00

Please note:

  • We only take waste from Boston residents. You need to show us proof of your residency. 
  • We accept all clothing and textiles as long as they are clean, dry, and odorless. 
  • Latex and acrylic paint are NOT hazardous. Let the paint dry out in the can and put it out on your trash day.
  • We offer paper shredding at all of our events. We will shred up to 10 copy paper size boxes or containers of your personal documents.
  • We reserve the right to reject any material that does not meet our regulations. 
  • We do not accept any waste from businesses. Learn more about what materials are accepted at this event: 

Hazardous waste drop-offs

September 23, 2023
2023-09-23T08:30:00 - 2023-09-23T12:00:00
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