Hazardous Waste Day

 - Dates -


There are two Household Hazardous Waste Days provided by the City of Lowell in 2020

Sat June 13th, 2020 - EVENT CANCELLED
Sat Oct 3th, 2020 - registration will open a few months prior to this date. 

You must pre-register. Registration is free of charge.
LIMIT 120 visitors... one car per family/household/address.

NEW! Lowell Residents can attend any of these reciprocal events listed below:

Date Community Event Location  Event Hours  Notes 
June 13, 2020
cancelled
 Lowell Department of Public Works
1365 Middlesex St. MA 01851     
8 am - 12 pm         Call to register. Checks only.
June 13, 2020  Andover Municipal Service Facility, Public Works
5 Campanelli Drive, 01810

12 pm - 1 pm Checks only. Contact us for more information: 
recycle@andoverma.gov
October 3, 2020

 Lowell Public Works
1365 Middlesex St. 01851
8 am - 12 pm                     Checks only
October 17, 2020 Needham Public Works
470 Dedham Ave. 02492
8  am - 12 pm

Checks only, payable to
'Clean Harbors'

October 31, 2020 Tyngsborough-Dunstable Highway Dept. 
87 Kendall Rd, 01879
9 am - 1 pm Checks only, payable to
'Clean Harbors'
To Be Determined Wayland Public Works
66 River Road, 01778
9 - 11:30 am Pre-register: 
https://www.wayland.ma.us
/health/hhwd
To Be Determined Maynard Public Works Highway Garage
38 Winter St, 01754
8 am - 12 pm Checks Payable to
'Town of Maynard'
Debit and Credit cards accepted.
 To Be Determined Sudbury Public Works
275 Old Lancaster Rd., 01776
8 am - 12 pm Pre-register online beginning June 1
https://sudbury.ma.us
Checks only, payable to
'Clean Harbors'
To Be Determined Dracut Public Works
833 Hildreth St, 01826
8 am - 12 pm Checks only,
payable to 'Clean Harbors'
To Be Determined North Andover Recycling Center TBI/North Side
210 Holt Rd, 01845
12 - 1 pm Checks only


- Event Description -

Household hazardous waste day events are opportunities for residents to remove household hazardous waste from their home and prevent this waste from going in the trash - which is illegal.


- Fee Schedule -

The following items are accepted for a FEE (cash only):
  • $15 each: Passenger Tires (off rim)
  • $40 each: TV / Monitor /Console - any size
  • Household Chemicals $2 / lb or gal
  • Automotive Fluids $2 / lb or gal
  • Paints $2 / gal

Fee Items

Household Chemicals Paint Automotive
Poisons Lead paint
Degreasers
Herbicide /Pesticide / Fungicide Oil-based Paint Passenger Tires (off rim)
Pool Chemicals Stain / Varnish Gasoline / Brake / Transmission Fluids
Ammonia / Bleach Thinner / Solvents / Strippers Antifreeze / oil (mixed)
Photo Chemicals Furniture / Floor & Metal Polish
Radiator Flush
Drano / Cleaners Latex/acrylic paint is not accepted
Flammable Liquids    
Acids (corrosives, i.e. cesspool cleaners) Electronic Waste Mattress & Box Springs ($30 ea)
Aerosols cans (with product) DVD, VCR, CV, DVR, VHS
Hobby supplies (rubber cement, airplane glue, etc.) TV / Monitors / CPU / Laptop
Nail Polish Remover / Hair Dye Microwave Oven ($22)
Whiteners / Brighteners A/C, Dehumidifier, Water Cooler ($25)

- Free Items -

  • Used Waste/Motor Oil
  • Lead-Acid Batteries (auto, motorcycle, security alarm, etc.)
  • Empty or Partially Empty Propane Tanks (1 lb & 20 lbs.)
  • Hypodermic Needles (aka Sharps) - In puncture proof containers.
  • Mercury and Mercury devices, including Compact Florescent Lamps (CFLs), Linear Bulbs (e.g., 4, 6, and 8 foot bulbs), Thermometers, Thermostats, and Hg Switches
  • Batteries (including all rechargeable, specialty, and button batteries); note that Alkaline Batteries (regular A, AA, AAA, C, D, 9 Volt) are not considered hazardous and may be disposed of with your regular trash
  • Cell Phones (with or without chargers / accessories)

- Hazardous

 

Waste Items We Do Not Accept 

  • Alkaline Batteries -These go in the regular trash
  • Asbestos
  • Commercial, Construction, or Industrial Waste
  • Explosives, Fireworks, or Ammunition
  • Latex Paint
  • Smoke Detectors -These go in the regular trash
  • Radioactive Waste
  • Infectious and Biological Waste
Please refer to our Hazardous Waste page for additional information on these materials.




Did you either miss the Household Hazardous Waste Day or are you unable to wait for the next one?
Lowell residents are welcome to visit the regional site below... [Please visit their individual websites details, services, directions, collection dates, times & FEES]:

Lexington Minuteman Hazardous Products Regional Facility: 
(subject to a non-Lexington resident fee) Saturday's 9 AM - 2PM. Minuteman.




Notifications


To receive notifications of alternative event / day please download our free smartphone App, called "LowellRecycle." Enter your address and you will receive Updates/Alerts when made available. Invites to the 'replacement' event will only be made via the App.

Furniture / Floor & Metal Polish