HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY 2023
HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL
Hazardous Waste Collection Day: Stay tuned for the announcement of our upcoming Hazardous Waste Collection day, along with the hours of operation, as scheduling permits. Please note that appointments are required for hazardous waste drop-off, and you can schedule one in advance of the collection day by calling the DPW at 413-322-5645. Our Collection Facility is conveniently located at 63 Canal Street.
Safeguarding Our Health and Environment: Curious about the safety of your everyday household items? Hazardous waste poses a potential threat to both our health and the environment. It can take various forms, such as liquids, solids, gases, or sludges. Discover the proper disposal methods for hazardous waste through Waste Management by visiting our informative page (Link).
Homeowners Oil Spill Cleanup Guide (Link)
Explore More: For additional information on hazardous waste, you can also visit the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) website for valuable resources (Link). The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) offers a comprehensive guide covering everything you need to know, including recycling hazardous waste. Explore these additional web resources for further insights (Link).
MEDICAL WASTE DISPOSAL
For information regarding the disposal of needles, syringes, and sharps containers, please visit our Medical Waste Disposal page (Link). State medical waste regulations prohibit the disposal of these items in household garbage or recycling bins. For specific guidelines and resources provided by the Holyoke Board of Health on the disposal of needles and syringes, please refer to their dedicated information (Link).