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Separating Waste


The Westport Fire Department doesn't dispose of things such as sharps, fuels, oils, flares, medications, or hazardous materials; however, we are happy to direct you to where you can take those items


 Sharps Disposal Program

The Westport Board of Health

located in the Town Hall Annex

856 Main Road, Westport, MA 02790


If there isn't anyone available to assist you, DO NOT leave your sharps container outside the nurse's door, it could get into the wrong hands. 


Prior to bringing your syringes to the ANNEX, please call the nurse's office at 508-636-1030 to check her availability.  The nurse's schedule is Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; 8:30am - 2:30pm; Closed on Tuesdays.


Your cooperation is essential in making this program successful and reducing the potential health dangers of improperly disposing of needles.  This program is designed to protect the public health.  If you have any questions or have large amounts of needles to dispose of, please call the Board of Health Office, 508-636-1015.

Prescription Medication

Safe Disposal of Expired or Unused Medication

The Westport Police Department

Lobby Kiosk 

56 Hix Bridge Road Westport, MA 02790

The Westport Police Department provides a 24/7 safe disposal of expired or unused medication (NO liquids).  Bring your medication to the Police department located at 56 Hix Bridge Road.  There is a free medication disposal kiosk in the lobby so you may safely dispose of your expired or unused drugs. 

For additional information, contact the Westport Police Department at 508-636-1122.

Paint Can and Brush

Hazardous Waste Disposal Program

The Westport Board of Health 

For information on how to dispose of the following, please go to the Westport Board of Health website

  • Latex and Oil-based Paints

  • Fertilizers

  • Automotive Fluids

  • Carpet Cleaner

  • Fluorescent Lamps

  • Computers and Electronics

  • Mercury and Mercury-Containing Devices

  • Solvents and Thinners

  • Gasoline

  • Antifreeze

  • Furniture Cleaners and Polish

  • Pool Chemicals

  • Monitors and Televisions

  • Pesticides and Herbicides

  • Motor Oil

  • Corrosive Cleaners

  • Glue and adhesives

  • Driveway sealers

  • Batteries

  • MA Commercial VSQG Wastes *

  • Propane Tanks

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