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Hazardous Waste
Do Evil Spirits Lurk in Your Home?


Clean the skeletons out of your closets, basement, and garage.
Come to Wilmington’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day.
Date: May 9, 2015
Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Place: West Intermediate parking lot OFF CARTER LN.
Info: (978) 658-4481
Proof of residency is required!



WHAT DO I BRING?

From the Workbench                              
    * Oil Based Paints
   * Stains & Varnishes
   * Wood Preservatives
   * Paint Strippers/Thinners
   * Solvent Adhesives
   * Lighter Fluid

From the Yard   
   * Weed Killer
   * Chemical Fertilizers
   * Flea Control Products
   * Moth Balls
   * Poisons, Insecticides, Fungicides

From the Garage                                 
    * Fuels/Gasoline/Kerosene
   * Engine Degreaser
   * Brake Fluid/Carburetor Cleaner
   * Transmission Fluid
   * Car Wax, Polishes
   * Driveway Sealer
   * Antifreeze
   * Roofing Tar
   * Swimming Pool Chemicals
   * Car Batteries
        
From the House
    * Rubber Cement, Airplane Glue
   * Fiberglass Resins
   * Aerosol Cans
   * Photo Chemicals
   * Furniture Polish
   * Floor & Metal Polish
   * Oven Cleaner
   * Drain & Toilet Cleaner
   * Spot Remover
   * Rug & Upholstery Cleaner
   * Hobby Supplies, Artist Supplies
   * Chemistry Sets
   * Fluorescent Bulbs


WHAT NOT TO BRING

   * Motor Oil (bring this to DPW office M-F, 6:30am to 3:30pm.  Up to 5 Gallons)
   * Empty Containers/Trash
   * Latex Paint
   * Commercial or Industrial Waste
   * Radioactive Waste, Smoke Detectors
    * Infectious & Biological Wastes
   * Ammunition, Fireworks, Explosives
   * Fire Extinguishers
   * Prescription Medicines/Syringes


How Can I Safely Transport These Hazardous Materials?
   * Leave materials in original containers.
   * Tighten caps and lids.
   * Sort and pack separately: oil paint, pesticides, and household cleaners.
   * Pack containers in sturdy upright boxes and pad with newspaper.
   * NEVER MIX CHEMICALS
   * NEVER SMOKE while handling hazardous material.

Please solidify Latex Paint by removing lid to allow paint to dry out or by adding an absorbent material such as “kitty litter.” Then dispose of hardened paint with trash.

This Collection is Operated By:  Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc.  (978) 683-1002

Town of Wilmington   121 Glen Road, Wilmington, MA 01887-3597
Phone: (978) 658-3311    Fax: (978) 658-3334