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The Northern Berkshire Solid Waste Management District will host its annual household hazardous waste collection from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Department of Public Works garage, 92 North Summer St.

The collection is open at no cost to residents of Adams, Cheshire, Clarksburg, Florida, Hancock, Hinsdale, Lanesborough, Monroe, New Ashford, Peru, Savoy, Williamstown, and Windsor. The collection is not open to commercial businesses.

A list of acceptable items is available under the Special Collections tab at

Registration is required and opens Aug. 3. Register by calling the District Office at 413-743-8208 or emailing A maximum of 155 households can be registered with a 25 gallon per household limit. Once at full capacity, a waitlist will be formed.

Coordinator Linda Cernik will be on site at various locations in August to register households and answer questions. Dates will be listed under Special Collections at


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