Drop off your hazardous waste at the DPW Oct 7

Pack up your household hazardous waste and head over to the Fall DPW drop-off day for Quincy residents. Head over early as the line often wraps around Sea Street onto Southern Artery. Proof of residency is required (driver’s license or tax bill).

This year the event will also feature paper shredding provided by Bay State.

Saturday, October 7, 2017, 7:30–11 AM
Department of Public Works (DPW)
55 Sea Street (rear of building), Quincy, MA

The City of Quincy provides this free service to assist residents in the proper disposal of hazardous waste and to protect our environment.

What can you drop off?

Some of the eligible items for disposal are oil and latex based paints, thinners, strippers, oils and varnishes, all household cleaners including drain and plumbing cleaners, automotive fluids including oil and gasoline, chemical fertilizers and insecticides, polishes, ni-cad and lithium batteries, roofing tar and driveway sealants.

When gathering products for the drop-off event leave materials in original containers and tighten all caps and lids. Sort and pack items separately in sturdy upright boxes. Never mix chemicals.  Pack your car the morning of the event and drive directly to the DPW. Do not smoke while handling hazardous material and do not bring children in the car with you.

Items not accepted at the hazardous materials drop-off day are latex paint, tires, ammunition, fireworks and explosives, commercial/industrial/biological waste, prescription medicine and radioactive waste.

For a complete list of what to bring, how to bring it, and what not to bring,
visit the DPW site. For more information call 617-376-7556.

Drop off your hazardous waste at the DPW June 3

Pack up your household hazardous waste and head over to the Spring DPW drop-off day for Quincy residents. Head over early as the line often wraps around Sea Street onto Southern Artery. Proof of residency is required (driver’s license or tax bill).

Saturday, June 3, 2017, 7:30–11 AM
Department of Public Works (DPW)
55 Sea Street (rear of building), Quincy, MA

The City of Quincy provides this free service to assist residents in the proper disposal of hazardous waste and to protect our environment.

What can you drop off?

For a complete list of what to bring, how to bring it, and what not to bring,
visit the DPW site. For more information call 617-376-7556.

 

Talking Safety with Lieutenant Dan

Quincy Police badgePerhaps you’ve read his “Job Well Done” column, maybe you’ve seen him sharing safety tips on QATV…now Lt. Dan wants to hear from you!
Come meet Lieutenant Dan Minton of the Quincy Police Department for a conversation about matters of safety in our community.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 7 pm
First Church of Squantum (lower level)
164 Bellevue Rd, Squantum, MA (map)
Refreshments will be served.

The Quincy Police Crime Prevention Unit would like to hear about any concerns or comments you have about local crime or police matters. Their goal is to enhance the quality of life in our community by working together to address and resolve issues.

For more information
Call Lieutenant Dan Minton 617-745-5719
Or email SCA

Hosted by the Squantum Community Association
The Squantum Community Association provides programming that fosters conversation and community with a focus on topics of interest to the Squantum and Quincy communities, highlighting local talent and history. To subscribe to event notifications send us a note.

Drop off your hazardous waste or items to shred 10/1

Pack up your household hazardous waste and papers to be shred and head over to the DPW drop-off day for Quincy residents. Head over early as the line often wraps around Sea Street onto Southern Artery). Proof of residency is required (driver’s license or tax bill).

Saturday, October 1, 2016, 8–11 AM
Department of Public Works (DPW)
55 Sea Street (rear of building), Quincy, MA

The City of Quincy provides this free service to assist residents in the proper disposal of hazardous waste and to protect our environment.

What can you drop off?

For a complete list of what to bring, how to bring it, and what not to bring,
see the DPW site. For more information call 617-376-1953 or email.

Quincy Hazardous Waste Day October 1 2016 8-11am