Household hazardous waste collection set for Oct. 7

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Household hazardous waste collection set for Oct. 7
Marlborough and Hudson will be sponsoring a hazardous waste collection day Oct. 7. (Photo/Maureen Sullivan)

MARLBOROUGH/HUDSON – The city of Marlborough and town of Hudson will co-sponsor a household hazardous waste collection day on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Easterly Wastewater Treatment Facility, 860 Boston Post Road East.

Bring the following items: 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, poison, pool chemicals, thinners, used motor oil, weed killers, wood preservatives, TVs/VCRs.

Do not bring these items: asbestos, radioactive materials, latex/acrylic paint, unknown or unlabeled materials, PCBs, reactive or unstable materials, single-use batteries, no large appliances, explosives, drums, medical waste, tires.

Medications will not be collected. Please bring unwanted and expired medications to a local police station or to the following CVS pharmacies for proper disposal: 264 East Main St., Marlborough; 234 Washington St., Hudson.

The collection is for residents of Marlborough and Hudson only. Be prepared to show proof of residency.

For information, call 508-624-6910, ext. 33300.

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