This is a reminder that the Swampscott Health Department's household hazardous waste day drop-off event will be held rain or shine Saturday November 2nd, from 9 AM to Noon at the Marblehead Health Garage on Tower Way in Marblehead.
Items that will be accepted include, but are not necessarily limited to: oil based paint and paint related materials, used motor oil, corrosives, polishes, disinfectants, oven and drain cleaners, poisons, fluorescent bulbs, empty propane tanks, pesticides and other chemicals.
There will be a cost associated with participating in the collection day. $25 for 0-10 gals. or lbs. or $45 for 10-25 gals. or lbs. Additional amounts priced accordingly. We will also accept propane tanks ($10 grill size, $5 small torch size, $5 helium). Residents will also have the ability to bring prescription medications and Styrofoam for free.
Also, an electronics drop-off event has been scheduled for November 16th from 9 am - 11 AM at the DPW yard on 200 Paradise Road. This will be an electronics only event. Costs will range from $5 for a computer monitor / laptop to $10 - $25 for televisions (all other electronics are free).
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