Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Recycling Day


  • Included Communities: Towns of Bow and Dunbarton
  • Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Location: Bow Community Building (Intersection of Logging Hill, Bow Center and Knox roads)
    • Bow Community Building
      3 Bow Center Road
      Bow, NH 03304

Electronics Recycling Notice


Fees will apply for electronics.

For More Information


For additional information about the Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, please email Bow Recycles.

For non-hazardous waste item recycling or other waste issues, view the A-Z Recycling Guide (PDF) or visit the Concord Transfer Station website for further instructions and information.
  1. Items Accepted
  2. Do Not Bring
For no additional charge or fee, you may bring:
  • Automotive items:
    • Antifreeze
    • Auto batteries
    • Brake, transmission and power steering fluid
    • Used motor oil
  • Batteries:
    • Rechargeable and Nickel-Cadmium (NiCad) batteries
    • Other batteries containing heavy metals
  • Cleaners:
    • Air fresheners
    • Ammonia
    • Degreasers
    • Disinfectants
    • Drain and oven cleaners
    • Metal polishers
    • Rug and upholstery cleaners
  • Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs:
    • Bulbs are accepted at Hazardous Waste Day and, if intact, year-round at Home Depot and Ace Hardware.
    • If broken, contain the bulb in a lidded glass jar and store in nonliving area (such as a garage) until hazardous waste day.
  • Electronics (fees apply):
    • All computer components
    • Cellular and regular telephones
    • Printers
    • Televisions and other electronics (VCRs, DVD players, etc.)
  • Mercury Thermometers and Thermostats
  • Paints and solvents:
    • Furniture strippers
    • Oil paint lacquer
    • Paint removers
    • Stains, and other finishes
    • Turpentine
  • Pesticides/Insecticides for pets, pests, yards and gardens
  • Sneakers for recycling into playground surfaces. Any brand, but no metal parts, please
  • Other:
    • Driveway sealer
    • Household chemicals (e.g., toxic glues)
    • Pool chemicals