The next Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day is scheduled for May 4, 2024, 8:30 a.m. – noon at the Crapo Hill Landfill. Take exit 7 off Route 140 and enter the New Bedford Business Park. Follow the lawn signs to the event. Sign up is required. Click here to select a time slot.

Traffic flows in one direction at this event; the only way to enter is through the New Bedford Business Park.

For more information about the event, please see the video below.


Proof of residency is required
Latex paint is not accepted (dry it out and throw away in regular trash)
Maximum amount allowed is 25 gallons or 25 pounds
New Bedford, Dartmouth, and Freetown residents only

Bring These Items

Don’t Bring These Items

Acids NO Ammunition, fireworks & explosives
Adhesives and glues NO Antifreeze (take to Transfer Station)
Aerosols containing product NO Asbestos
Brake & transmission fluid NO Commercial or industrial wastes
Carburetor cleaner NO Electronics (if accepted, take to Best Buy or Staples)
Engine degreaser NO Empty aerosol containers
Hobby & Art Supplies NO Fire Extinguishers
Household cleaners NO Fluorescent light bulbs and mercury containing devices (take to Transfer Station or participating retailers)
Lighter fluid NO Infectious & biological waste
Oil-based paint NO Latex paint (dry out & discard in trash)
Photographic chemicals NO Motor oil (take to Transfer Station or participating motor oil retailers)
Poisons, insecticides & pesticides NO Propane tanks (take empty tanks to Transfer Station)
Roofing tar NO Radioactive waste (smoke detectors)
Septic tank degreasers NO TVs or computer monitors (take to Transfer Station)
Solvents & varnishes  
Stains, thinners and strippers  
Swimming pool chemicals  
Waste fuels (kerosene & gasoline)  
Wood preservatives  
Contact Information
Greater New Bedford Regional Refuse Management District
(508) 979-1493
questions about curbside recycling, drop-off recycling and recycling events