Household Hazardous Waste Day ~ Spring

Saturday, June 9, 2018 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Free Event

Quincy residents can participate in our Household Hazardous Waste Collection scheduled twice a year--once in the spring and once in the fall. Proof of residency is required (driver's license or tax bill). Not for commercial disposal.

Saturdays, June 9, 2018 and September 29, 2018, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

What to Bring

  • Antifreeze
  • Aerosol cans (accepted year round)
  • Artist Supplies
  • Brake Fluid
  • Car Wax, Polish
  • Car batteries
  • Carburetor Cleaner
  • Chemical Fertilizers
  • Chemistry Sets
  • Drain and Toilet Cleaner
  • Driveway Sealer
  • Engine Degreaser
  • Fiberglass Resin
  • Flea Control Products
  • Floor and Metal Poish
  • Fluorescent and Swirly Light bulbs
  • Fuels/Gasoline/Kerosene
  • Fungicides
  • Furniture Polish
  • Hobby Supplies
  • Latex Paint
  • Mercury items*
  • Motor Oil 
  • Moth Balls
  • Ni-cad, Lithium batteries (accepted year round)
  • Oil based paint/varnish/stain
  • Oven Cleaner
  • Paint Strippers/Cleaners
  • Photo Chemicals
  • Poisons/Insecticides
  • Roofing Tar
  • Rubber Cement/Airplane Glue
  • Rug and Upholstery Cleaner
  • Solvent/Adhesives
  • Spot Remover
  • Stains/Varnishes
  • Swimming Pool Chemicals
  • Turpentine/paint thinner
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Weed Killers
  • Wood Preservatives
  • Waste fuels: kerosene/gasoline
  • Moth balls
  • Wood preservatives

How To Bring It

  • Leave material in original containers
  • Tighten caps and lids
  • Sort and pack separately; oil paint, pesticides, and household cleaners
  • Pack containers in sturdy upright boxes
  • NEVER MIX CHEMICALS
  • Pack your car and drive directly to the site
  • NEVER SMOKE while handling hazardous materials
City of Quincy, Department of Public Works
55 Sea Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1953
1305 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1000