Great Barrington: Paint and oil collection slated Saturday


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

The Center for EcoTechnology will coordinate the collection.

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, Oct. 7.

For a list of participating towns, 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.


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