April 10, 2021, 9:00 am-1:00 pm
For households and very small quantity commercial generators (VSQG).
The Town of Nantucket encourages all homeowners and very small commercial generators to drop off acceptable hazardous waste for proper disposal at the collection events at 188 Madaket Rd.
Face Masks Are Required.
What you can bring:
Antifreeze, Brake Fluids, Diesel, Gasoline, Motor Oil, Oil Filters, Transmission Fluid, Solvents.
Bathroom, Kitchen and Oven Cleaners, Drain Opener, Polishes, and Waxes, Disinfectants.
PAINT & PAINT PRODUCTS
Adhesives, Aerosol Cans (not empty), Epoxies, Paint, Paint Thinner, Paint Remover, Stains, Varnishes. NO LATEX OR ACRYLIC PAINT
Fertilizer (with Weed Killer), Fungicides, Herbicides, Insecticides, Rat Poisons, Weed Killer.
OTHER PRODUCTS Asbestos*, Batteries (Mercury and Lithium), Driveway Sealer, Flares, Mercury (Florescent Bulbs), Nail Polish an Hairspray ,
Pool Chemicals, Photography (Chemicals).
*Asbestos should be wetted and double bagged before bringing it to the collection center.
Materials not acceptable:
Alkaline Batteries, Ammunition, Explosives, Fireworks, Infectious Waste, Latex Paint, Medicines, Propane Tanks, PCB’s, Radioactive Materials, Syringes.
Materials listed above may be disposed as follows:
LATEX PAINT is non-hazardous and will not be accepted. Mix the can of latex paint with kitty litter, let harden and dispose of cans at the landfill in the metal bin.
SMOKE DETECTORS are collected with Fluorescent Bulbs at the Recycling Center Drop- Off. ALKALINE BATTERIES are Non- Recyclable/Non-Compostable (NRNC) Waste.
TIRES go to the landfill.
Empty, non-pressured FIRE EXTINGUISHERS and empty AEROSAL CANS can be thrown into the metal bin.
SYRINGES can be taken into to the Nantucket Fire Department (approved site for syringe/ needle drop offs).
MEDICATION can be disposed of in the collection containers in the Public Safety Facility/Police Station at 4 Fairgrounds Road.
Harbor Fuel takes HOME HEATING OIL TANKS for a fee. Please contact them at (508) 228-2950. PROPANE TANKS for grills can be taken to Yates Gas. Please contact them at (508) 228-0725.
For AMMUNITION and EXPLOSIVES please contact the Nantucket Public Safety Facility at (508) 228-1212.
Click here for more information on Hazardous Waste from the Department of Public Works (DPW)