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Springfield DPW Sponsors Hazardous Waste Disposal Event

HazmatSPRINGFIELD (WGGB) – The Springfield Department of Public Works wants to help you safely dispose of hazardous materials this weekend.

They’re hosting a Hazardous Waste Disposal event at Grochmal Avenue in Indian Orchard. The event is for Springfield Residents only, no businesses, and has a limit of 10 gallons per of waste person. An appointment is necessary.

Items allowed at the event include:

From the Yard:

  • Pesticides
  • Insect Sprays
  • Rodent Killers
  • Muriatic Acid
  • No-Pest Strips
  • Fertilizer

From the Garage:

  • Antifreeze
  • Brake Fluid
  • Wax Polish
  • Engine Degreaser
  • Carburetor Cleaner
  • Creosote
  • Motor Oil
  • Gasoline
  • Kerosene
  • Car Batteries

From the House:

  • Drain Cleaners
  • Oven Cleaners
  • Furniture Polish
  • Metal Polish
  • Moth Balls
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Art Supplies
  • Craft Supplies
  • Photo Chemicals
  • Floor Cleaners
  • Bleaches/Ammonia

From the Workbench:

  • Pesticides
  • Insect Sprays
  • Rodent Killers
  • Muriatic Acid
  • No-Pest Strips
  • Fertilizer

The collection runs from 8 a.m. to noon. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, callĀ 413-787-7840. Another event will be held on May 17th.

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