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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 ...[read more]

2012 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Filed under: Uncategorized by News Staff at 8:37 pm on July 21, 2012
Framingham Hazardous Waste Day, Saturday, August 11, 2012

Framingham Hazardous Waste Collection Day.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Town of Framingham, Department of Public Works, solid Waste Division is holding its popular Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on Saturday, August 11, 2012 from 9:00am to 1:00pm in the parking lot of the McCarthy Elementary School, 8 Flagg Drive, Framingham, MA.

There is no cost to dispose of hazardous waste materials.

Event is open to Framingham Residents Only - drivers license with Framingham address must be shown as proof of ...[read more]

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff at 3:22 am on April 24, 2011

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Town of Framingham will be holding its spring Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, May 21, 2011 from 9:00AM to 1:00PM in the parking lot of the McCarthy Elementary School, 8 Flagg Drive, Framingham, MA.


Please bring:

  • pesticides / herbicides
  • bug sprays
  • rodent poisons
  • cleaning solvents
  • caustic cleaners / degreaser
  • concentrated fertilizers
  • photo chemicals
  • pool & spa chemicals


  • aerosol cans containing paint
  • oil based or enamel paint
  • lead based paint
  • urethanes
  • paint thinner
  • diesel oil
  • old gasoline / kerosene
  • Mercury-containing devices


Do NOT Bring:

  • Radioactive waste including radioactive type smoke detectors (batteries can be removed, and the smoke detector can be thrown out in the regular trash)
  • explosives / gunpowder / flares / ammunition
  • PCB oils / bulk chemicals / oil
  • asbestos
  • medical / biological waste including sharps
  • Items that are collected regularly as part of the normal weekly operations of the Town of Framingham Recycling Drop-off Center are NOT collected as part of the Household Hazardous Waste Event.
  • NO LATEX PAINT - Latex paint can be safely disposed of at curbside by following these steps. Remove the lid from each can. Dry up any liquid paint by stirring in an absorbent material. Allow to dry. Place open can next to trash at curbside on your regular trash day.

Open to Framingham residents only.

Proof of residency and photo ID will be required.

No commercial waste.

Reduce long waits -- combine your waste with your neighbors and car-pool!

For more information contact the Framingham Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division at: (508) 532-6001 or the Recycling Coordinator by email at:


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