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Posted on: February 28, 2023

Household Hazardous Waste


Important updates for household and small business hazardous waste collection events! See attached flyers for regional Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection events and Small Business Hazardous Waste Collection events.

Residents of Upper Cape have access to 24 HHW events in 2023, with 2 events taking place in their region. If your town residents need to attend another town's event, make sure to register and pay through Also, there's a cape-wide water-based paint takeback on 8/5!

Fun facts: In 2022, over 600,970 pounds of hazardous waste were collected from over 6,200 residents on Cape Cod, and over 71 pounds of mercury were collected in 2023 through HHW events. Remember, HHW and VSQG collection events help protect our environment, health, and safety!

For more information or assistance, reach out to Let's all do our part in protecting our unconfined sole source aquifer and our communities!

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