Great Barrington: Oil paint, motor oil collection set


The South Berkshire Household Hazardous Waste Collaborative will hold a paint and oil collection from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 25, at the Great Barrington Recycling Center, 601 Stockbridge Road, for the 15 participating towns.

The Center for EcoTechnology will coordinate the collection. Registration deadline is Friday, June 24.

Participating towns include 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 or for information about what can be brought to these collections, visit, email, or call CET at 888-577-8448, ext. 14.


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