Great Barrington: Waste oil, paint collection set

The South Berkshire Household Hazardous Waste Collaborative will hold a paint and oil collection for its 15 participating towns from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at the Recycling Center, 601 Stockbridge Road.

The Center for EcoTechnology will coordinate the collection. Registration deadline is Tuesday, June 19.

The 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 paints and stains, paint thinners, spray paint and turpentine, and waste motor oil. No other type of oil or fuel will be accepted.

Latex paint will not be accepted at this event.

To register online or for information about what can be brought to these collections, visit, email, or call CET at 800-369-3333, ext. 142.


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