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Household hazardous waste dropoff

Boston residents can safely dispose of hazardous waste and shred unwanted documents for free.

  • We only take waste from Boston residents. You need to show us proof of your residency. We will not take any waste from businesses.
  • Latex and acrylic paint are NOT hazardous. Just let the paint dry out in the can and put it out on your trash day.
  • We offer paper shredding at all of our events. We will shred up to 10 copy paper size boxes or containers of your personal documents.

Learn more about hazardous waste dropoffs