Please note the City of Newburyport follows its own guidelines for trash and recycling. Click here to access that website.

Household Hazardous Waste

These items are considered household hazardous waste and are not accepted in curbside trash or at the G. Mello Disposal Transfer Station.

  • Aerosols
  • Automotive Supplies
    • Antifreeze
    • Oils and other fluids
  • Batteries
    • Automotive
    • Household
  • Corrosives
  • Expired Medications
  • Mercury Containing Products
    • Fluorescent Tubes
    • Thermometers – silver bulbs
    • Thermostats
    • Other mercury containing items
  • Outdated Medications
  • Paint-dispose of through Household Hazardous Waste program.
    • Oil based paint – bring oil based paint to the mobile collections; remove lid from latex paint cans, allow to dry completely, and dispose of with your regular garbage.
    • Thinners
    • Solvents
  • Pesticides
    • Fungicides
    • Herbicides
    • Insecticides
    • Other Poisons
  • Waste Fuels
    • Diesel
    • Gasoline
    • Kerosene
    • Other Flammable Liquids

If you have hazardous waste to dispose of, note that some towns host Household Hazardous Waste drop off days. Please check with your town’s DPW or Health Department for more information.