Holliston Hazardous Waste Day - 7/8/2017





July 8, 2017


 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon


Adams Middle School

  Woodland Street


Acceptable/Unacceptable Materials



Clean Harbors will accept for transportation and disposal the majority of hazardous waste typically produced by households.  It is stressed for the safety of everyone involved that all materials are known and properly labeled.  Wastes that are not in their original containers will be accepted as "known" wastes provided they are labeled.  Unknown wastes, if acceptable, will be field tested and packaged for incineration. 

Below is a listing of typical household hazardous wastes collected:


Aerosol Cans                          Engine degreaser                               Oil filters

Ammonia                                 Epoxy resin                                         Oven cleaners

Antifreeze                                Fiberglass                                           Paint thinner

Arts and crafts supplies           Floor cleaners                                    Pesticides

Batteries                                  Furnace Cement                                Photo chemicals

Bleach                                     Furniture Polish                                  Pool chemicals

Brake fluid                               Gasoline/Kerosene                             Radiator cleaners

Car wax                                   Herbicides                                           Resins

Carburetor cleaner                  Insect Sprays                                      Rodent killers

Caulking                                  Lighter fluid                                         Roof Cement

Cesspool cleaners                  Mercury products                                Rust preventatives

Chemistry sets                        Metal polish                                         Sealants

Creosote                                 Moth balls                                            Solvents

Drain cleaners                         Motor oil                                              Spot removers

Driveway Sealant                     Muriatic acid                                       Transmission fluid

Dry cleaning fluids                   No-pest strips                                     Weed Killers

Engine and radiator flushes    Oil based paint                                    Wood preservatives

                                                                                                           Wood Stripper                                                                                                                                                             

Clean Harbors reserves the right to refuse any waste deemed unsafe to handle or unsuitable for the collection.  Such wastes include:


  • Large quantities of unknown materials
  • Radioactive waste, including smoke detectors
  • Explosives, gun powder, flares, ammunition
  • Unstable wastes
  • Pressurized fire extinguishers
  • Unknown gas cylinders
  • Substances regulated by the Drug Enforcement Agency

·    No Medical waste


If the above listed unacceptable wastes are unintentionally received, Clean Harbors will work with the Town to provide safe disposal of the materials.

NO Latex Paint - Latex is non hazardous and can be disposed in regular trash once it is completely dried out.