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Residential Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day

Residential Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day
Saturday, March 19, 2022
9:00 am to 12:00 noon
(or until maximum limit has been met)
The Haverhill Residential Household Hazardous Waste Day will be held at the Wastewater Treatment Plant, 40 South Porter Street in Haverhill.
PROOF OF RESIDENCE IS REQUIRED (Driver’s license/utility bill)
ACCEPTABLE LIMITS AND AMOUNTS
– 25 gallons of liquid chemicals
– 25 pounds of dry chemicals
ACCEPTABLE ITEMS
Oil base paints, stains & varnishes, wood preserves, chemis try sets, paint strippers, thinners, artist supplies, spot remover, lighter fluid, fuels, gasoline, kerosene, antifreeze, engine degreaser, brake fluid, carburetor cleaner, car wax, polishes, driveway sealer, roofing tar, swimming pool chemicals, poisons, insecticides, fungicides, chemical fertilizers, weed killer, moth balls, flea & tick control products, rubber cement, furniture polish, rug & upholstery cleaner, fluorescent light bulbs & ballast.
UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS
LATEX PAINT (Dispose of hardened latex paint with trash. Harden paint by removing lid for several days or by adding absorbent cat litter.)
Trash, TV’s, VCR’s computer components, propane cylinders, car batteries, asbestos, and cell phones. Commercial or industrial wastes, radioactive waste, biological wastes, ammunition, fireworks, explosives, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, prescription medicines/syringes.
HOW TO TRANSPORT THESE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS?
– 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 and pad with newspaper
– Never MIX chemicals
– Pack your car trunk and drive directlyte the site
– Pull up to the dumpster, where our staff will remove items from your trunk. Please remain in your vehicle.
– Never SMOKE while handling hazardous materials

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Mike Hunter

Mike is the owner of the local pool shop. He's been in the business for over 20 years and knows everything there is to know about pools. He's always happy to help his customers with whatever they need, whether it's advice on pool maintenance or choosing the right chemicals. He's also a bit of a pool expert, and is always happy to share his knowledge with anyone who's interested.

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