Massachusetts Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facilities

Find a facility near you that MassDEP has authorized to accept hazardous products from residents, and in some cases small businesses.

The facilities listed on this page have been approved by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) under 310 CMR 30.393 to accept common household items that contain toxic chemicals and need to be handled properly.

Call facilities or check their web sites for complete lists of items accepted, fees, and days/hours of operation. 

If there is no collection center near you, check Safely Manage Hazardous Household Products for information about collection programs and events in your community. 

Open to Residents of All Municipalities

Community Facility Telephone Details
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

Community Facility Telephone Details
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 Transfer Station and 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

Community Facility Telephone Details
Brookline Recycling Center 617-879-4908 Brookline residents only whenever the Recycling Center is open.
Brockton Recycle Depot 508-580-7827 Brockton residents only, Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Halifax Recycling Center 781-293-1732 First Saturday of the month.
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.
Norfolk Recycling/Transfer Station 508-528-4990 Norfolk residents only, Wednesdays (11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., April through September; 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., October through March) and Saturdays (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.).
Somerville Department of Public Works

617-625-6600 ext. 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.

 

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