THIS WEEKEND: Wilmington Household Hazardous Waste Day Set For May 13

WILMINGTON, MA — The Town of Wilmington is holding its annual Household Hazardous Waste Day on Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 9am to 2pm, in the parking lot of the West Intermediate School (22 Carter Lane).

The event is FREE for Wilmington residents. 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
Wood Preservatives
Pain Strippers/Thinners
Solvent Adhesives
Lighter Fluid

What To Bring From The Yard:
Weed Killer
Chemical Fertilizers
Flea Control Products
Moth Balls
Poisons, Insecticides, Fungicides

What To Bring From The Garage:
Engine Degreaser
Brake Fluid/Carburetor Cleaner
Transmission Fluid
Car Wax, Polishers
Driveway Sealer
Roofing Tar
Swimming Pool Chemicals
Motor Oil
Car Batteries
Passenger Vehicle Tires

What To Bring From The House:
Rubber Cement, Airplane Glue
Fiberglass Resins
Aerosol Cans
Photo Chemicals
Furniture Polish
Floor & Metal Polish
Oven Cleaner
Orain & Toilet Cleaner
Spot Remover
Rug & Upholstery Cleaner
Hobby Supplies, Artist Supplies
Chemistry Sets
Fluorescent Bulbs

What NOT To Bring:
Empty Containers/Trash
Latex Paint
Commercial or Industrial Waste
Radioactive Waste, Smoke Detectors
Infectious & Biological Wastes
Ammunition, Fireworks, Explosives
Fire Extinguishers
Prescription Medicines/Syringes
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 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.

Hazardous Waste Day

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