Posted on: January 25, 2018

Annual Hazardous Waste Collection Day March 31st

Annual Hazardous Waste Collection Day March 31st

The Board of Health’s Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day will take place on Saturday, March 31, 2018.  To register for this event, please email your name, address and phone number to lufkine@manchester.ma.us or phone in your information to 978-526-7385.  You will receive a confirmation from the Board of Health, which will include an appointment time, as well as a list of the acceptable/unacceptable items for the collection.  As the cost is determined on a per car basis, we ask that participants please contact your friends and neighbors and make every effort to carpool to this event. 


In addition to this once a year collection day, the Town does provide the following options for disposal of other household hazardous waste year round:


·        Mercury thermometers & thermostats

Collected at the Board of Health Office, Town Hall.

Free digital thermometers to residents who turn in mercury thermometers

·         Proper Disposal of Needles, Syringes & Lancets

Contact Board of Health for further information and specifics

·         Ni-Cad, Button, Lithium, and Rechargeable Batteries

Collected by the Department of Public Works Office, Town Hall

·         Automotive Oil (no oil/gas mix) and Oil Filters

Collected at the D.P.W. Garage (off Pleasant Street) Wednesday mornings

·         Fluorescent Bulbs

Collected at the Transfer Station during regular Transfer Station hours

·         T.V.’s and Computer Monitors

Requires the purchase of a sticker (fee charged) from the Town Clerk’s Office at Town Hall.


            Residents who have questions regarding the March 31st Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day may contact the Board of Health at 978 526 7385 or lufkine@manchester.ma.us




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