Household Hazardous Waste Collection

The City is hosting its annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection event on Saturday, October 31, 2015 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Pittsfield Highway Facility located at 232 West Housatonic Street.  Please enter through the rear entrance at 81 Hawthorne Avenue.

This event is open to Pittsfield residents at no cost and to small businesses for a fee.  The purpose of the event is to enable residents to dispose of household hazardous waste items*, including but not limited to: 

  • Antifreeze
  • Brake Fluid
  • Chemical Fertilizers
  • Full Aerosol Cans
  • Gasoline
  • Insect Sprays
  • Kerosene
  • Lead & Oil-Based Paint
  • Moth Balls
  • Oven Cleaners
  • Paint Thinners
  • Pesticides
  • Rechargeable Batteries
  • Swimming Pool Chemicals
  • Thermometers
  • Wood Stains
  • Wood Strippers


* Please refer to our advertisement for a more comprehensive listing of acceptable items.  Please contact the Department of Public Utilities Administration Office at (413) 499-9330 if you should have any questions.