CHaRM

Center for Hard to Recycle Material : Every-other-Monthly Drop-Off Event
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Sat. Aug 25th
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Sat. Aug 11th
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Sat. Oct 13th
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Sat. Dec. 8th
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Department of Public Works 1365 Middlesex St, Lowell, MA 01851 8 AM - Noon 

​​FREE Items

​25# & 1 Lb (camping) Propane tanks & helium tanks ​

Linear & Compact Florescent Lamps (CFLs) ​

Medical Sharps (in puncture proof container) [incl. veterinary]

Rechargeable Batteries (Ni-Cd, Li-Ion, Ni-MH, Ni-ZN, etc.) ​

Thermometers / Thermostats [& elemental Hg] ​

Waste Motor Oil {no mix} (limited to pints and quarts; max. 5 gal)

​Fire Extinguishers

Button batteries (watch, key fob, hearing aid, etc.)

Textiles [clothing] {dry/clean, worn/torn} (towels, sheets, bedding, etc.)

Eye Glasses (prescription, reading, etc)

Ink & Toner cartridges 

Do NOT bring Medication, Ammo, Fireworks, Asbestos and NO Styrofoam!

NO HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE!

CHaRM Fee Items

Automotive
​Antifreeze
​Auto Battery
Passenger Tire (off rim)

​$2/gal
​$5 ea
$10 ea
Appliances
​With Freon (A/C, Dehumidifier, fridge, freezer)
​Without Freon (washer, dryer, oven, dishwasher)

​Sm $20 / Lg $22
​Sm $15 / Lg $17
Electronic Waste
​DVD, VCR, CD, DVR, VHS
​TV / Monitor / CPU 
​Microwave Oven

​$10 ea
​Sm $20 / Lg $25
​$15 ea
Bulky Item
​Mattress / Box Spring

​$15.00 ea

Download the free Smartphone App, called "LowellRecycle"; enter your address, to receive alerts/updates regarding the fee items! ​ ​
​Call the Solid Waste and Recycling Hotline 978-674-4309 with any questions.