Earth Day may have officially taken place on April 22nd, but that doesn't mean we should forget about the impact we have on the earth the other 364 days of the year. For example, did you know that you can't just toss your old tires, pool chemicals and other household hazardous waste (HHW) into your curbside trash? The town of Canton MA designates specific days of the year to bring in your HHW for proper disposal. The next Canton MA Hazardous Waste Collection Day is on Saturday, May 3, 2014.
What: Canton MA Hazardous Waste Collection Day
Where: DPW Garage (150 Bolivar St)
When: Saturday, May 3, 2014 9am to 1pm
Contact: Canton Recycling Dept (781) 575-6650
Canton MA Hazardous Waste Collection Day is offered to Canton MA residents only. No commercial businesses will be allowed to bring their hazardous waste in at that time. Be prepared to prove your residency when you arrive at the DPW garage. Adherence to drop off times is strictly enforced. No early or late drop offs will be accepted. There are varying fees for each type of HHW dropped off, as well.
What Can Be Dropped Off on Canton MA Hazardous Waste Collection Day?
- Antifreeze ($2/gal)
- Car batteries ($5)
- Fluorescent light bulbs ($1 each)
- Mercury thermometers & thermostats ($1 each)
- Motor oil ($2/gal)
- Oil-based paint ($2/gal - no latex paint accepted)
- Passenger Tires (on rim = $6, off rim = $5)
- Pesticides ($2/gal)
- Pool chemicals ($2/gal)
- Sealants ($2/gal)
- Solvents ($2/gal)
If you have any questions about Canton MA Hazardous Waste Collection Day (such as you need to dispose of something that is not on this list), please contact the Recycling Division of the Town of Canton at (781) 575-6650. Their normal business hours are 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday. Let's keep these toxic chemicals out of our city landfills. Dispose of them properly at a Canton MA Hazardous Waste Collection Day instead. When you want to start looking for your next home, please contact your Canton MA Buyer Broker.
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