WILMINGTON, MA — The Town of Wilmington will hold its annual Household Hazardous Waste Day on Saturday, May 20, 9am to 2pm, in the parking lot of the West Intermediate School (22 Carter Lane).
The event is FREE for Wilmington residents. (There is a fee for disposal of tires.) Proof of residency is required.
View the event flyer for more information. Contact the Wilmington Department of Public Works at 978-658-4481 with any questions.
What To Bring From The Workbench:
Oil Based Paints
Stains & Varnishes
What To Bring From The Yard:
Flea Control Products
Poisons, Insecticides, Fungicides
What To Bring From The Garage:
Brake Fluid/Carburetor Cleaner
Car Wax, Polishers
Swimming Pool Chemicals
Tires (fee apply)
What To Bring From The House:
Rubber Cement, Airplane Glue
Floor & Metal Polish
Orain & Toilet Cleaner
Rug & Upholstery Cleaner
Hobby Supplies, Artist Supplies
What NOT To Bring:
Commercial or Industrial Waste
Radioactive Waste, Smoke Detectors
Infectious & Biological Wastes
Ammunition, Fireworks, Explosives
Propane & Helium Tanks
How To Safely Transport Hazardous Materials:
Leave materials in original containers
Tighten caps & lids
Sort and pack separately: oil paint, pesticides, and household cleaners
Pack containers in sturdy upright boxes & pad with newspapers
NEVER MIX CHEMICALS
NEVER SMOKE while handling hazardous materials
NOTE: Please solidify Latex Paint by removing lid to allow paint to dry out or by adding an absorbent material such as “kitty litter.” Then dispose of hardened paint with trash.
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