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Posted on: June 17, 2022

Household Hazardous Waste Collection to be Held on July 16, 2022

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For Immediate Release - June 17, 2022

Household Hazardous Waste Collection to be Held on July 16, 2022 

Pre-registered Northampton, Florence, and Leeds residents may bring hazardous household waste (HHW) for safe disposal to the City of Northampton’s annual HHW collection event on Saturday, July 16, 2022, between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Online pre-registration is required (no walk-ins) and space is limited. The event will be held in the rear parking lot of Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School, located at 80 Locust Street in Northampton.

A wide range of unwanted household products with labels indicating the need for special handling or disposal will be accepted, as well as rechargeable, “button” and other non-alkaline batteries, fluorescent bulbs, ballasts, and mercury-bearing thermostats and thermometers. For more information and a list of accepted items, visit www.northamptonma.gov/1826.

Important details:
  • The city will cover the disposal cost of up to 25 gallons or pounds of material for city households. Residential participants will be required to pay a disposal fee for any material above that amount. Disposal fees will also apply for fluorescent bulbs ($1.00- 2.00 each), antifreeze ($4.00/gal), and ballasts ($3.00 each). 
  • Online pre-registration is required by midnight on July 9, 2022 (via northamptonma.gov/1826). City residents without computer access may call 413-587-1570 to register. No walk-ins will be allowed. 
  • Registered participants will select a 30-minute appointment window. Additional instructions will be provided by email to registered participants. 
  • Northampton small businesses and institutions may qualify to participate on a fee-based basis. Call 413-587-1570 for details. 
Contact: Northampton DPW at 413-587-1570  

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