Hazardous waste collection day is Oct. 1

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Marlborough Mayor concerned with Phase two of vaccine rollout.MARLBOROUGH – The city of Marlborough and the town of Hudson will sponsor a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Easterly Water Treatment Facility, 860 Boston Post Road East, Marlborough.

The following items may be brought – acids/bases; aerosols; air conditioners, antifreeze; auto batteries; brake fluid; corrosives; drain openers; flammables; computers; furniture stains; fluorescent bulbs; household cleaners; household polishes; household batteries; kerosene; lighter fluid; oil-based paints; propane tanks; microwaves; monitors; pesticides; photo chemicals; poisons; pool chemicals; thinners; used motor oil; weed killers; wood preservatives; TVs/VCRs.

The following items will not be accepted – asbestos, radioactive materials; latex/acrylic paint; unknown or unlabeled materials; polychlorinated biphenyls (BCPs); reactive or unstable materials; tires; large appliances; explosives; drums; medical waste; unwanted or expired medications (bring the medications to the local police station or to the following CVS pharmacies – 264 East Main St., Marlborough, or 234 Washington St., Hudson).

This collection is for residents of Marlborough and Hudson only; be prepared to show proof of residency.

For information, call 508-624-6910, ext. 33300 or visit https://www.marlborough-ma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif7576/f/news/household_hazardous_waste_flyer_s2022_0.pdf.