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Posted on: January 29, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Hazardous Waste Collection Day - Sat. April 20, 2018


SATURDAY, April 20, 2019

9 AM – 12 NOON


The Spring Hazardous Waste Collection will be held on Saturday, April 20, from 9 am -12 noon at the DPW Building behind the Transfer Station. The collection is sponsored by the Board of Health and paid out of transfer station sticker fees. Clean Harbors will conduct the collection which is free to residents who display a valid transfer station sticker. Please obtain your sticker ahead at the Police Station. Student community service hours available, contact the Board of Health.

ABSOLUTELY NO LATEX PAINT!! These paint cans should be opened, allowed to dry and disposed of in the regular trash collector. Adding kitty litter, or spreading latex paint on newspaper to dry, will help dry it out.  YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO LEAVE LATEX PAINT AT THIS WASTE COLLECTION.  Also do not bring smoke detectors, compressed gas cylinders, ammunition, fireworks or explosives, prescription medicines, radioactive wastes, fire extinguishers, cathode ray tubes, biological waste, unknown materials, or asbestos.


WHAT TO BRING: Oil based paints, stains, thinners & strippers, solvents & varnishes, glues, resins, waste fuels, (kerosene, gasoline) engine degreasers, brake fluids, poisons, rodent poisons, pool chemicals, aerosol cans, lawn fertilizers w/pesticides, herbicides, pesticides, creosote, metal polish, furniture polish, drain openers, oven cleaners,  spot removers,  moth balls, arts and crafts supplies, antifreeze, transmission fluids, adhesives, driveway sealers, photography chemicals, and sharps in approved boxes. Medical needles (Sharps) in an approved container.


CRT RECYCLING:  Computer monitors should be left in or near the swap shop for recycling.

BATTERIES:   Batteries do not need to be brought to the hazardous waste collection. Residents can dispose of ordinary household batteries (AAA - D, Alkaline, nickel cadmium) by giving them to the attendant at the transfer station. There is a regular collection point for lead-acid or car batteries.

PROPANE TANKS to 22 lbs.

MERCURY:  Thermostats and thermometers can be dropped off anytime with the transfer station attendant.

SHARPS (NEEDLES, LANCETS, AND EPI-PENS) will be collected in official Sharps containers sealed with duct tape.  Containers are for sale at the Board of Health Offices, Carlisle Town Hall or at the collection.  Plan to bring tape.  Medications are not collected.

Contact the Carlisle Board of Health   978-369-0283 for questions.

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