Do Evil Spirits Lurk in Your Home?

Clean the skeletons out of your closets, basement, and garage.

Come to Saugus' Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day.

What Do I Bring?

From the Workbench:

  • Oil Based Paints
  • Stains & Varnishes
  • Wood Preservatives (except Penta)
  • Paint Strippers / Thinners
  • Solvent Adhesives
  • Lighter Fluid

From the Garage

  • Fuels / Gasoline / Kerosine
  • Antifreeze
  • Motor Oil
  • Engine Degreaser
  • Brake Fluid / Carburetor Cleaner
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Car Wax, Polishes
  • Driveway Sealer
  • Roofing Tar
  • Swimming Pool Chemicals

From the Yard:

  • Poisons, Insecticides, Fungicides
  • Chemical Fertilizers
  • Weed Killers
  • Moth Balls
  • Flea Control Products

From the House:

  • Rubber Cement, Airplane Glue
  • Fiberglass Resins
  • Photo Chemicals
  • Chemistry Sets
  • Furniture Polish
  • Floor & Metal Polish
  • Oven Cleaner
  • Drain & Toilet Cleaner
  • Spot Remover
  • Rug & Upholstery Cleaner
  • Hobby Supplies, Artist Supplies

What Not To Bring!

  • Empty Containers / Trash
  • Commercial or Industrial Waste
  • Radioactive Waste, Smoke Detectors
  • Infectious & Biological Wastes
  • Propane Cylinders / Pressurized Cylinders
  • Ammunition, Fireworks, Explosives
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Prescription Medicine / Syringes

Remember the curbside recycling program for the disposal of ordinary trash.

How Can I Safely Transport
These Hazardous Materials?

  • Leaving materials in original containers.
  • Tighten caps and lids.
  • Sort and pack separately: oil paint, pesticides, and household cleaners.
  • Pack containers in sturdy upright boxes and pad with newspaper.
  • Never mix chemicals.
  • Pack your car and drive directly to the site.
  • Never smoke while handling hazardous material.


Saugus Residents Only


Watch the Community Event Calendar for scheduled days.

Pre-Registration is Required

For more information or to pre-register contact:

Saugus Board of Health