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Posted on: August 4, 2011

[ARCHIVED] Hazardous Household Waste Collection Day

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection
Pre-Registration Form
For residents of Amherst, Pelham, & Shutesbury

Collection Date: Saturday, September 24, 2011 from 9 am to 12:00 pm
Amherst Transfer Station & Recycling Ctr., Route 9, Amherst, MA

This form is for use by residents only. Businesses and Institutions may call the Amherst Department of Public Works at 259-3050 Ext. 0 to schedule an appointment or to obtain information about participating in the HHW collection.

Dispose of your household hazardous wastes safely! Residents of Amherst, Pelham & Shutesbury may participate. Sign up today for your HHW Day appointment.

No more than 25 gallons or 25 lbs. (whichever is greater) will be collected per household.
Used motor oil, car batteries, fluorescent bulbs ($1 each), & rechargeable batteries are NOT counted toward this limit. Amherst, Pelham, & Shutesbury residents with valid vehicle stickers may bring these items to the Transfer Station on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 8 AM to 2 PM.

Help a neighbor! You may bring HHW items for your neighbors in the three towns. Please list participants’ names and addresses on the pre-registration form below.

? NO PAINT OR PAINT PRODUCTS WILL BE ACCEPTED
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Mail completed pre-registration form to: HHW Collection, c/o Dept. of Public Works
586 South Pleasant St., Amherst, MA 01002
Your pre-registration must be received no later than 9/16/2011.
Section 1
Name ___________________________________________________Day phone____________
Full Address____________________________________________________Zip code________
Email address ___________________________________________________
Preferred appointment times: ____9:00-9:30 ____10:00-10:30 ____11:00-11:30
(Indicate #1 and #2) ____9:30-10:00 ____10:30-11:00

Section 2
Please list approximate gallons or pounds of each material:

pesticides: ______________________________________
household cleaning chemicals: ______________________ Automotive chemicals: _______
Fertilizers _______________________________________
Herbicides _________________ Other __________________________________________

You will receive a confirmation/information letter in the mail. For information call 259-3050 Ext. 0


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THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS SHOULD BE BROUGHT TO THE
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION


GARDEN
DDT
Fertilizers w/ herbicides or pesticides
Herbicides
Pesticides
Rodent killers
Root killers
Tree oils
Weed killers

HOME
Adhesives (2 part)
Art/hobby paint
Button batteries
Chemistry sets
Disinfectants
Drain cleaners
Epoxy
Flea killers
Fluorescent bulbs
Furniture polish
Insect pump sprays
Kerosene
Metal polish
Moth balls
Muriatic acid
Photography supplies
Rechargeable batteries
Rodent killers
Septic tank cleaners
Spot removers/solvents
Thermostats
Toilet bowl cleaners


GARAGE
Antifreeze
Automotive fluids
Car batteries
Creosote
Dry gas
Engine degreasers
Gasoline
Lead acid batteries
Motor oil
Swimming pool chemicals
Wood preservatives


PLEASE DO NOT BRING:
LATEX PAINTS or STAINS AS THEY WILL NOT BE TAKEN AT THIS EVENT


Safe to give away for someone to use, and/or it may be thrown away in your regular trash

Aerosol cans (empty or nonhazardous content such as hair spray)
Air fresheners/deodorizers
Alkaline batteries
Car waxes/polishes/cleaners
Caulk/spackle/grout
Cosmetics/nail polish Empty containers
Fertilizer w/out pesticides
Glass & window cleaners
Latex driveway sealer
Scouring powder


DANGER: Special arrangements required
Ammunition, Asbestos, Explosives, Medical/infectious waste, PCBs (transformers),
Propane tanks/gas cylinders, radioactive materials

For more information please call 259-3050 Ext. 0.

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