Town of Wayland
41 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA 01778-2614
ph: 508-358-7701
fx: 508-358-3627
Household Hazardous Waste Day


TOWN OF WAYLAND BOARD OF HEALTH

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DAY INFORMATION

Saturday November 18, 2017 from 9 am to 12 pm
WAYLAND DPW GARAGE @ 66 River Road

Please understand that due to the limited availability of funding we must limit the amount of accepted waste per household to 10 gallons max (liquid), or 10 pounds max (solid) at the collection.  
Also, NO waste from any business will be taken at this collection.

You must come by car and remain in your car during the process (staff will direct you to the appropriate area for disposal.
Please plan to arrive at the site at the beginning of your scheduled half hour – please do not come early.  
We will do our best to get everyone through the line during the half hour that they are scheduled but please be patient should there be a delay.


DO BRING THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF
DO NOT BRING THE FOLLOWING
HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS FOR DISPOSAL:
TYPES OF PRODUCTS TO THE COLLECTION:
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OIL-BASED PAINTS (NO LATEX ALLOWED)
CRTs, CTUs, COMPUTERS, MONITORS, TVs
PAINT THINNER, SOLVENTS, STRIPPERS
AMMUNITION, FIREARMS, EXPLOSIVES
KEROSENE, GASOLINE
CONSTRUCTION WASTE/BUILDING MATERIALS
PHOTO CHEMICALS
GAS CYLINDERS, PRESSURIZED CONTAINERS (OTHER THAN AEROSOL CANS)
ADHESIVES, GLUES, RESINS
PRESSURE-SENSITIVE or HIGHLY REACTIVE MATERIALS
ACIDS, DRAIN AND OTHER CLEANERS
BIOLOGICAL WASTE
MERCURY CONTAINING PRODUCTS (NO BULBS)
INFECTIOUS MEDICAL WASTE
ROOF CEMENT, DRIVEWAY SEALER, LIQUID TAR
PHARMACEUTICAL WASTE, DRUGS OF ANY SORT
SPOT REMOVERS
RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS
METAL CLEANERS, POLISHES
DIOXIN-FORMING MATERIALS INCLUDING 2, 4, 5-T
BRAKE, POWERSTEERING & STARTER FLUIDS
ASBESTOS/ASBESTOS CONTAINING PRODUCTS
WEED KILLERS
POOL CHEMICALS
PESTICIDES, HERBICIDES, FUNGICIDES
BUSINESS OR COMMERCIAL HAZARDOUS WASTE
RODENTICIDES & INSECTICIDE POISONS
FLUROSCENT LIGHT BULBS OR CFL’s
  • Please keep household hazardous materials in their originally labelled containers, packed securely in boxes or other containers when transporting to the collection.
  • Do not mix into any single container any substances which may result in a hazardous reaction or an explosive of shock sensitive material.
  • To help expedite the collection process, please separate waste materials by type.
  • Please do not leave your vehicle when you arrive at the collection site as your materials will be unloaded for you (unlock your trunk, if possible, prior to arriving at the site).
  • Smoking is prohibited at the site.
  • No hazardous waste will be accepted after 11:30 a.m.



THERE ARE NO FUTURE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DAYS SCHEDULED AT THIS TIME


**Facts about HHW from MWRA handout, “A Healthy Environment Starts at Home.”

If Wayland residents have a large amount of hazardous waste that they have questions about, the Health Department in collaboration with the Fire Department can assist residents in determining which products are accepted at HHWD.  For residents who need help with this process, the Fire Department is willing to conduct a site visit to help residents with questions such as; what can be taken to HHWD, is it safe to bring to HHWD, can it be stored safely and other questions.  Residents should reach out to a neighbor or friend for transporting the products safely to the HHWD event.  For assistance please email us at:  pwhite@wayland.ma.us      




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