Barnstable Hazardous Waste Collection on September 23rd

9 a.m. to Noon - Barnstable Transfer Station,45 Flint St., Marstons Mills

2017 Household Hazardous Waste Collections are Underway!

Town of Barnstable

FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection for the Town of Barnstable on Saturday September 23rd from 9am to noon at the Barnstable Transfer Station, 45 Flint Street in Marstons Mills. Town of Barnstable Recycle Sticker Required for entry.

Don’t know what’s acceptable? Check your 2017 HHW brochure! You can pick up a brochure at your town hall or download from our website

Latex paint is not hazardous! Dry out and throw out!

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Business owners can take advantage of the opportunity to dispose of hazardous and toxic materials that can pose harm by contaminating groundwater, lakes, ponds and soil in the event of a hurricane or other emergency or inappropriate disposal. In 2016, they brought pesticides, solvents, oil-based and alkyd paints, paint thinners and strippers, and other products that can harm people or the environment.

The fee for disposal is based on the type of materials disposed of. Interested businesses can call

Kalliope Egloff, who is the Extension Educator on Water Quality and Hazardous Materials for the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension/Barnstable County at 508-375-6699 for more information on how to participate. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on