FCSWMD Announces Hazardous Waste Collection, Bulky Waste Recycling Days

The Franklin County Solid Waste District will hold its 2018 Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Saturday, September 22 at GCC Main Campus & Orange Transfer Station.

Residents and businesses must pre-register between August 16 and September 17.  During that time, online registration will be open: www.franklincountywastedistrict.org/hazwasteday.html. Obtain paper registration forms from town offices, transfer stations, and in ads in the Greenfield Recorder.

The collection is free for residents of most member towns. Businesses must pay for disposal costs. For business registration information, call (413) 772-2438.

For a list of acceptable items, see:  www.franklincountywastedistrict.org/hazwasteday.html

The Fall “Clean Sweep” Bulky Waste Recycling Day is Saturday, October 20, from 9 a.m. to noon at Buckland Rec. Center, Northfield Highway Garage, Whately Transfer Station.

Residents from any District town may bring tires, appliances, scrap metal, mattresses, propane tanks, construction debris, and other large items; clean and dry textiles and books accepted free for reuse or recycling. Bring bulky rigid plastics such as 5-gallon pails and plastic lawn furniture for special recycling program ($5 per load: for acceptable items, see website or call). Disposal fees: www.franklincountywastedistrict.org/cleansweep.html

Questions? – 413-772-2438, info@franklincountywastedistrict.org