The South Berkshire Household Hazardous Waste Collaborative will hold a paint and oil collection from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Department of Public Works, 275 Main St.

The Center for EcoTechnology will coordinate these collections.

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.

Registration deadline is Friday, Aug. 5. To register online or for information about what can be brought to these collections, visit, email, or call CET at 800-369-3333, ext. 238.