Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Please Note

Can't Attend?

If you cannot attend the Burlington Household Hazardous Waste Collection event, the Minuteman Hazardous Products Regional Facility in Lexington will accept hazardous waste on specified days for a fee. For information and pricing, visit the Town of Lexington Hazardous Waste page.

Curbside Recycling

For information on curbside recycling of plastic, glass, aluminum and newspaper, please contact the Department of Public Works at 781-270-1670 or visit the Trash and Recycling page.

  1. Items to Bring
  2. Items to Not Bring
  3. Transporting Waste

Items to Bring

  • Full Aerosol cans (empty cans can be placed in curbside recycling bin)
  • Automotive products, such as:
    • Antifreeze
    • Brake fluid
    • Car wax
    • Engine degreaser
    • Gasoline
    • Oil
  • Batteries
    • Button cell
    • Lead acid
    • Lithium
    • Nickel-cadmium
  • Fluorescent light bulbs (tubes and energy saving compacts)
    • Transport in box or case; do not tape together
  • Glues and adhesives
  • Hobby chemicals
  • Mercury and mercury containing products
  • Paint (oil-based only)
  • Pesticides, including:
    • Fertilizer with pesticides
    • Fungicides
    • Herbicides
    • Insecticides
    • Snail/slug/rat poison
  • Pool chemicals
  • Propane tanks
  • Thinners and solvents, such as:
    • Degreaser
    • Paint stripper
    • Paint thinner
    • Turpentine