From the Barnstable County Cooperative Extension...
FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection for Brewster, Chatham, and Harwich residents happening Saturday June 9th at the Harwich Transfer Station, 209 Queen Anne Road Harwich, from 9am to noon.
Don’t know what’s acceptable? Check your 2018 HHW brochure! You can pick up a brochure at your town hall or download from our website www.loveyourlocalwater.org.
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 2017, 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 Chute, , Barnstable County / Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist at 508-375-6699 for more information on how to participate.