The Lakes Region Household Hazardous Waste Collections

2012 HHW Collections: (click for more information)

July 28th

August 4th

8:30 am - Noon

8:30 am - Noon

Belmont Fire Station

NH DOT Garage, Bristol

Franklin Public Works Garage

Laconia Public Works Department

Gilford Public Works Department

Moultonborough Hwy Garage

Meredith Public Works Department

Ossipee Hwy Garage


What I can bring

From the House:

From the Garage:

Arts and crafts supplies
Drain opener
Dry-cleaning fluids
Epoxies and resins
Floor cleaner and polish
Metal polish
Oven cleaner
Photo chemicals
Roofing tar
Spot remover
Unbroken fluorescent bulbs (including compact fluorescents)

Radiator cleaners
Car wax and polish
Carburetor cleaners and degreasers
Gasoline and diesel fuel
Mixed motor oil


From the Yard and Garden:

From the Workbench:

Cesspool cleaner
Coal tar-based driveway sealer
Muriatic acid
Pesticides (1 gallon containers or smaller)
Herbicides and weed killers
Pool chemicals
Rust preventative

Paint stripper
Paint thinner and solvents
Oil-based paint
Spray Paint
Stains and varnishes
Wood preservatives

Reminder:  Latex paints and alkaline batteries are not hazardous products and will not be accepted

What I  can't bring

Latex paint, alkaline batteries,  ammunition/fireworks, asbestos, propane tanks, empty/solidified oil-based  paints, explosives, radioactive materials (smoke alarms), household trash,  tires.

  • For radioactives, call the NH Department of Public Health at (603)  271-4585
  • For explosives, call the NH State Police at (603) 271-3636

Please  Note

  • Household products only please; no commercial waste allowed
  • Each household is limited to 10 gallons or 25 pounds
  • You will be asked to participate in a brief survey, which helps us  improve our collection effort
  • Keep materials in original containers
  • For speedy drop-off, please containers in a sturdy cardboard box in  your trunk


  • Contact the representative at the site nearest you or
  • Call the Lakes Region Planning Commission at 279-8171