Waste Oil & Hazardous Waste

Waste Oil

Residential waste oil (not mixed with anything else) may be brought to the Highway Yard, C Street, weekdays 7 am - 11:30 am and 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm.
Limit: 5 gallon/resident.
Directions to Highway Yard: From Trapelo Road at Waverley Square, take second left onto Waverley Street.  Take the first left onto Grant Avenue.  Go a short distance onto C Street.  Go to "Dispatch Office" and sign in to dispose of waste oil.

Hazardous Waste

Latex paint is a water based, non-hazardous material and may be put in with household trash when completely dry.

Please call the Department of Public Works office at (617) 993-2690 for household hazardous waste such as:


Call 617-993-2690 for more information.

Examples of Hazardous Materials:

  • Chlorine Bleach
  • Rug Cleaners
  • Acids
  • Auto Batteries
  • Moth Balls
  • Oven Cleaner
  • Pesticides/Herbicides
  • Nail Polish Remover
  • Button Batteries
  • Fiberglass Resins
  • Antifreeze
  • Gasoline
  • Oil-based paint
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Paint Thinner