The next Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day is scheduled for May 15, 2021,  8:30 a.m. – noon at the Crapo Hill Landfill, 300 Samuel Barnet Blvd. Take exit 7 off Route 140 and enter the New Bedford Business Park. New! Sign up is required. To select a time slot, click here.

For more details about the event, see the flyer.


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 Asbestos
Aerosols containing product NO Commercial or industrial wastes
Brake & transmission fluid NO Empty aerosol containers
Carburetor cleaner NO Infectious & biological waste
Engine degreaser NO Latex paint (dry out & discard in trash)
Hobby & Art Supplies NO Radioactive waste (smoke detectors)
Household cleaners  
Lighter fluid  
Oil-based paint  
Photographic chemicals  
Poisons, insecticides & pesticides  
Roofing tar  
Septic tank degreasers  
Solvents & varnishes  
Stains, thinners and strippers  
Swimming pool chemicals  
Waste fuels (kerosene & gasoline)  
Wood preservatives  
Contact Information
New Bedford Refuse District Recycling Office
(508) 979-1493
questions about curbside recycling, drop-off recycling and recycling events