The South Berkshire Household Hazardous Waste Collaborative will hold a paint and oil collection for its 15 participating towns from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, at the Lenox Department of Public Works, 275 Main St.

The collection is coordinated by Center for EcoTechnology. Registration deadline is May 24.

The participating towns are Alford, Becket, Egremont, Great Barrington, Lee, Lenox, Monterey, Mount Washington, New Marlborough, Otis, Richmond, Sheffield, Stockbridge, Tyringham, and West Stockbridge.

Acceptable materials are oil-based paint, stains, paint thinners, spray paint and turpentine, as well as waste motor oil. No other type of oil or fuel will be accepted.

Latex paint will not be accepted at this event.

To register online or for information about what can be brought to the collection, visit; email Coryanne Mansell at; or call CET at 888-577-8448, ext. 14.