Drop-off Day for Household Hazardous Waste

Sign Up Is Required to Participate
Household Hazardous Waste

New Bedford, MA - Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day is on Saturday, May 14, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Crapo Hill Landfill, 300 Samuel Barnet Boulevard, New Bedford. Proof of residency in New Bedford, Dartmouth, or Freetown is required.

Sign up is required. Visit gnbrrmdistrict.org to select a time slot. The deadline to sign up is May 12th at midnight. Please arrive as close to your selected time slot as possible. If you do not have internet access, call (508) 979-1493 to sign up.

Participants must follow the requirements below

  • Place household hazardous waste in the trunk, pickup truck bed, or back of SUV.
  • Stay in vehicle.

Examples of accepted waste include oil-based paints, paint thinner, pesticides, and old gasoline.

Do not bring latex paint (if you cannot give it away, dry it out and throw away in the regular trash).

Do not bring anything that is accepted at your transfer station including: antifreeze, fluorescent light bulbs, mercury containing devices, motor oil, propane (or other) tanks or cylinders, TVs, or computer monitors.

Freetown residents with questions about what is accepted at the Transfer Station, call (508) 644-2202 Ext 3.

The maximum amount of household hazardous waste you can bring is 25 gallons or 25 pounds. Collection is for households only. No businesses, schools, or contractors.

Please note, traffic flows in one direction at this event. The only way to enter this event is through the New Bedford Business Park. GPS may send you another way, but you will have to turn around, and enter through the New Bedford Business Park.

For more information, contact the Greater New Bedford Regional Refuse Management District by email at Marissa@gnbrrmdistrict.org or by phone at (508) 979-1493.