The South Berkshire Household Hazardous Waste Collaborative will hold a paint and oil collection from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at the Great Barrington Recycling Center for the 16 participating towns.

The Center for EcoTechnology will coordinate these collections.

The participating towns are Alford, Becket, Egremont, Great Barrington, Lee, Lenox, Monterey, Mount Washington, New Marlborough, Otis, Richmond, Sandisfield, 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.

To register online or for information about what can be brought to these collections, visit, email, or call CET at (888)577-8448, ext. 10 or 14.