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Town of Amherst Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program - Updated Apr 22, 2013 Back

Services are restricted to residents of Amherst, Pelham, Shutesbury only.

Please call for the current HHW collection and event schedule.

www.amherstma.gov/

(413) 259-3050

Amherst, MA 01002

Amherst hosts an annual event for residents of Amherst and Pelham to safely dispose of household hazardous waste. It is typically held in late September or early October. Please call or visit the website for details on the next event.

Based on annual agreements with neighboring towns, residents of Leverett and Shutesbury may also participate. Pre-registration is required. Please call for fee information. Event dates are announced 4-6 weeks in advance.

No more than 25 gallons or 25 pounds (whichever is greater) will be collected per household.

Materials Accepted

Services:

Dropoff

Pickup

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Material Residential Business Note
Acids

dropoff

none

Adhesives

dropoff

none

Aerosol Cans - Full

dropoff

none

Antifreeze

dropoff

none

Brake Fluid

dropoff

none

Button Cell Batteries

dropoff

none

Car Batteries

dropoff

none

Car Fluids

dropoff

none

CFLs

dropoff

none

Chemistry Sets

dropoff

none

Engine Degreasers

dropoff

none

Fertilizers

dropoff

none

Please do not bring fertilizers without pesticides.

Fluorescent Tubes

dropoff

none

Fungicides

dropoff

none

Gas/Oil Mixture

dropoff

none

Gasoline

dropoff

none

Hair Dye

dropoff

none

Hair Spray

dropoff

none

Herbicides

dropoff

none

HHW

dropoff

none

Household Cleaners

dropoff

none

Hydraulic Fluid

dropoff

none

Insecticides

dropoff

none

Items Containing Mercury

dropoff

none

Kerosene

dropoff

none

Lacquer

dropoff

none

Lead-acid Batteries - Non-automotive

dropoff

none

Lice Shampoo

dropoff

none

Lighter Fluid

dropoff

none

Lithium-ion Batteries

dropoff

none

Mercury Thermostats

dropoff

dropoff

Motor Oil

dropoff

none

Nail Polish Removers

dropoff

none

Nickel-cadmium Batteries

dropoff

none

Nickel-metal Hydride Batteries

dropoff

none

Nickel-zinc Batteries

dropoff

none

Pesticides

dropoff

none

Photographic Chemicals

dropoff

none

Pool Chemicals

dropoff

none

Power Steering Fluid

dropoff

none

Propane Tanks

dropoff

none

There is a fee to dispose of this product.

Solvents

dropoff

none

Transmission Fluid

dropoff

none

Varnish

dropoff

none

Wood Stains

dropoff

none

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