Household Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day


Annual collection of household hazardous materials usually takes place on a Saturday morning in May. Collection takes place at Plymouth River School. Look for signs, check the town website, the South Shore Recycling Cooperative website (see link below),  Hingham Journal for announcement of date, or call the Department of Public Works at 781-741-1430. Accepted wastes include oil based paints, insecticides/pesticides, and household chemicals. See South Shore Recycling Cooperative website for materials accepted.

Hingham is a member of the South Shore Recycling Cooperative. Verified residents may attend most of the other 10-12 South Shore Recycling Cooperative household hazardous waste collections/year at no charge with an authorization form from the Hingham Department of Public Works. 

CANCELLED - HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY SCHEDULED FOR  MAY 16, 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19. Please go to South Shore Recycling Cooperative website link above for alternative dates and locations.