Household Hazardous Waste 2022 Collection Days
Locations:9:00 am – noon
Saturday, June 4th – Claremont Highway Garage, 8 Grandview Street, Claremont, NH
Friday, July 15th – Lebanon High School, 195 Hanover Street, Lebanon, NH
Saturday, August 6th – New London Highway Garage, 184 South Pleasant Street, New London, NH – TIME CHANGE Noon – 3:00 pm
Saturday, October 1st – Lebanon High School, 195 Hanover Street, Lebanon, NH
What to Bring:
Pesticides, Herbicides, Flea/Tick, Antifreeze, Dirty Gas & Kerosene, Adhesives & Driveway Sealer, Mercury Thermostats & Thermometers, Household Cleaners & Polishes, Hobby & Pool Chemicals, Lead Fishing Tackle, Smoke Detectors, Oil-Based Paint (not Latex!), Solvents, Varnishes, Stains, Button, Ni-Cad, Lithium, and Rechargeable Batteries
And much more…give a call (603) 448-1680 or visit http://hhw.uvlsrpc.org
What NOT to Bring:
Aerosol cans, empty: Recycle with scrap metal. Talk to your town (Bring cans with product in them to collection.), Ammunition and explosives: State Police at 271-3636, Asbestos: Get a licensed asbestos specialist. Asbestos is hazardous to your health—don’t remove it yourself!
Batteries, alkaline: Most non-rechargeable batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, and 9-volt), are trash in NH. If in doubt, just bring to collection. Tape 9-volt terminals, before disposal to avoid fire in your trash, Batteries, automotive: Take to parts store for cash or your transfer station, Fire extinguishers: Recycle empty extinguishers (NRRA takes from towns), Fluorescent lights: May be taken at your town facility. Check with your town, Food Co-ops and Home Depot may take CFLs (spiral bulbs), not tubes, Latex paint: Use kitty litter, sawdust, or shredded paper to dry out latex paint; throw in your trash. Empty, dry metal cans may be recycled as scrap metal at, your recycling facility. If it says “clean up with soap and water,” it’s latex, Medical sharps: Place in a rigid container (e.g. detergent bottle), seal cap with duct tape, and label container with marker, “Sharps, not for recycling”, Dispose of with regular trash by handing to a waste collector—can become a projectile if compacted in trash. Lebanon Police Station accepts some sharps, Medicine: See www.twinstatesafemeds.com for police stations taking meds. Propane or helium tanks: Propane/helium tanks can be exchanged/refilled at a distributor; or contact town transfer station about empty tanks, Used motor oil: Take to town transfer station or a service station for recycling.