Sharps Drop-off Day for the safe disposal of needles, syringes and lancets will take place on October 13th from 9 a.m. to noon at the Shawmut Avenue Transfer Station, 1103 Shawmut Avenue. Sharps will only be accepted in red biohazard containers. Proof of New Bedford or Dartmouth residency required.
Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day will be held on October 20th from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Crapo Hill Landfill, 300 Samuel Barnet Boulevard. Proof of New Bedford or Dartmouth residency required.
Paper Shred Day will take place on October 27th from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lot across from City Hall on the corner of William Street and North 6th Street. Open to residents and businesses of New Bedford and the surrounding communities. There is a $5 fee per box.