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Household Hazardous Waste Day - Sept. 28th, 2013

September 7, 2013 (5:41 am EST)
Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff
Framingham 2013 Household Hazardous Waste Day

Click image above to download a printable (.PDF) copy of the 2013 Framingham Household Hazardous Waste Day flyer.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Town of Framingham has announced the details of the 2013 "Household Hazardous Waste Day" which will be held Saturday, September 28, 2013, at McCarthy Elementary, 8 Flagg Drive from 9:00am - 1:00pm, (with NO late arrivals!)

The recycling and disposal program is open to Framingham residents only, (who must show 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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