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Household Hazardous Waste Day, Saturday April 12th

Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff at 12:01 am on April 7, 2014
2014 Framingham Hazardous Waste Day

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Framingham, MA - The Town of Framingham Solid Waste Division is holding a Household Hazardous Waste Day on Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at McCarthy Elementary, (8 Flagg Drive, Framingham, MA). You MUST arrive between 9:00am and 1:00pm, (no late arrivals!).

The recycling and disposal program is open to Framingham residents only, (who must show their Framingham license).  There is no cost for residents to participate.


From your house: Aerosol paint cans • Ammonia • Bleaches • Chemistry sets • Cleaners • Drain cleaners • Dry cleaning fluid • Floor cleaners • Metal polish • Oven cleaners • Mercury items (fluorescent bulbs, thermostats, button batteries)

From your yard: Cesspool cleaners • Insecticides • Pesticides • Weed killer • Fertilizers • Pool chemicals • Rodent killer

From your garage or shed: Adhesives / glues / resins • Brake and transmission fluids • De-greasers • Gasoline and kerosene • Oil-based paint • Photographic chemicals • Radiator cleaner • Rust preventative • Spray paint • Stains and sealers • Thinners / strippers / solvents • Wood preservatives


• Ammunition • Asbestos • Bulk chemicals • Explosives  • Gunpowder  • Medical/ biological waste (including sharps)  • PCB oils  • Radioactive waste (including smoke detectors)

 • Do NOT bring items collected as part of the regular program at the Framingham Recycling Center (motor oil, antifreeze, propane tanks, tires, electronics and CRT devices, fire extinguishers)

• NO LATEX PAINT - dispose of as regular trash once paint has dried completely (open the lid and add absorbent material); leave open, dried paint cans next to curbside trash or bring to the Recycling Center

These items will NOT be accepted at this event

Please follow these guidelines:

• Use the original containers and seal tightly

• Place items upright in a box in your trunk

• Drive carefully; leave pets and children at home

• Do not smoke

• Carpool to save time

• Residents should anticipate wait times during this event; your patience is appreciated.

Event Sponsored by the Town of Framingham Solid Waste Division. Questions? Contact the Solid Waste Division by phone at: (508) 532-6001, or by email to:


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