The facilities listed below have been approved by the Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) under 310 CMR 30.393 to accept household hazardous waste from residents on an ongoing basis. Some may also accept waste from small businesses. Household hazardous waste includes common household items that contain toxic chemicals and need to be handled properly. Call or refer to individual facility web sites for complete lists of items accepted, fees and days/hours of operation. Contact your town or city to learn if it has scheduled any seasonal hazardous household waste collection events, as these are not listed below. 

 


Open to Residents from All Municipalities

 

Braintree
Clean Harbors Inc.

781-380-7177

Private facility, open to all municipalities. Saturdays, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, March through November, and by appointment.

 

Sutton
New England Disposal Technologies Inc.

866-769-1621

Private facility, open to all municipalities. Open 20 Saturdays and 100 weekdays per year, and by appointment.

 

Westfield
New England Disposal Technologies Inc.

866-769-1621

Private facility, open to all municipalities. Open year-round on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 


Open to Residents of Member Municipalities

 

Barnstable
Transfer Station

508-420-2258

Barnstable and Yarmouth residents.

 

Devens
Devens Regional HHW Facility

978-501-3943

Ashby, Ayer, Bolton, Devens, Groton, Harvard, Lancaster, Littleton, Lunenburg, Shirley and Townsend residents on the first Wednesday and following Saturday of each month, March through December.

 

Greenfield
Water Pollution Control Plant

413-772-1539

Greenfield and Leyden residents.

 

Harwich
Transfer Station

508-430-7558
Brewster, Chatham and Harwich residents.

 

Lexington
Minuteman HHW Center

781-698-4522

Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Chelmsford, Concord, Lexington, Lincoln, Waltham and Watertown residents. Fees apply to residents of other municipalities. Open eight weekend days per year, April through November.

 


Open to Residents of Host Municipality

 

Brookline
Recycling Center

617-879-4908

Brookline residents only whenever the Recycling Center is open.

 

Nantucket
Department of Public Works

508-228-7244

Nantucket only. Monthly collection 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, third Saturday of the month, April to December.

 

Newton
Resource Recovery Center

617-796-1471

Newton residents only on Wednesdays, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., mid-May through mid October, and four Saturdays per year.

 

Somerville
Department of Public Works

617-625-6600 extension 5070

Somerville residents only on the second Saturday of the month, April through December.

 

Springfield
Hazardous Waste Collection Depot

413-787-7840

Springfield residents only.

 

Sturbridge
Recycling Center

508-347-2504

Sturbridge residents only on the third Saturday of the month, March through November.