April 3 2018

Get a Jump on Spring Cleaning with Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day


Clear out the hazardous materials that have built up in your garages, attic, basement, closets and under the sink.


The Burlington Board of Health will conduct a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, April 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Francis Wyman Elementary School, 41 Terrace Hall Avenue.


This collection event is for Burlington Residents only and provides an opportunity for proper disposal of household quantities of hazardous materials. Proof of residency will be required.


Oils, gasoline, pesticides, pool chemicals, propane tanks, car batteries, and mercury containing materials will be accepted for proper recycling or disposal. Do not bring latex paint; it can be dried and put into the trash. All materials should be transported in sturdy containers. Medical sharps and expired/unwanted medications will not be accepted; however, sharps kiosks are available at the Fire and Police Departments. A medication kiosk is available at the Police Department.


Brochures will not be mailed to residents. For event details and a list of accepted materials, visit the Board of Health website or call 781-270-1955.


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