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Latex Paint - Latex paint can be disposed of as trash if dry. To dry small amounts, remove lid and let the paint air dry in the can. For larger amounts, mix in kitty litter or pour one-inch layers of paint in a cardboard box lined with a plastic bag.
If latex paint is good usable paint: Recolor Paints - 149B Winter Street - Hanover, MA 02370 https://recyclingworksma.com/recycler/recolor-paints/ (small fee may be applied)
Oil-based Paint - Oil-based paint or stain is considered hazardous waste and is not accepted. Signup to attend a Hazardous Waste Day. For more info: https://ssrcoop.info/
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The entrance to Bare Cove Park Drive is off of Fort Hill Street, directly across the street from the West Hingham train station and next to Thomas Auto Body (15 Fort Hill Street). As you follow Bare Cove Park Drive, take your first right and bear left up the hill.
Vehicle Coverage Selection Page/Declaration Page indicating car is garaged in Hingham (Required only if registration does not indicate Hingham address)
All Hingham Residents with a valid Transfer Station Sticker will be charged for Appliances, Electronics, and C&D/Bulky Waste (Including Furniture) according to the updated rates approved by the Select Board on March 16, 2021, shown below:
Hingham residents will be allowed up to 3 cubic yards of bulky, construction, and demolition waste per week with a fee.
Note: Rubble is not accepted.
There is a limit of one (1) Residential Permit per household per year at no charge. There is a $25 charge for any additional Residential Permits per Hingham address. A $25 charge will also be applied for any replacement sticker.
You can apply for a sticker online here: https://www.hingham-ma.gov/334/Transfer-Station-Stickers (allow up to a week for processing) or in person at the Department of Public Works located 25 Bare Cove Park Drive. In person hours are Monday-Wednesday 8:00a to 4:00p and Thursday-Friday 7:30a - 4:00pm.
Yes, Hingham residents is $50 per calendar year, non-Hingham residents is $150 per calendar year.
Any vehicle disposing bulky, construction and/or demolition waste* must be weighed and pay the per ton fee at the scale - this includes all residential and commercial permits. Vehicles must also adhere to the cubic yard limit as indicated below:
*generated from Hingham only.
Bulky, Construction, and Demolition Waste (C&D) Disposal
All Hingham Residents and Commercial sticker holders will be charged for Appliances, Electronics, and C&D/Bulky Waste (including furniture) according to the updated rates approved by the Board of Selectmen on March 16, 2021, shown below:
All Commercial Vehicles will be charged according to the updated rates approved by the Board of Selectmen on March 16, 2021, shown below:
The bulky, construction, and demolition area is open when the Transfer Station is open. Hours are Thursdays through Sunday 7:00am to 4:00pm.
All CVP holders may dispose of up to 5 cubic yards of bulky, construction, and demolition waste per visit to the Transfer Station. Any loads with more than 5 cubic yards will be rejected. Additionally, any vehicle carrying loads will not be allowed trailers.
All Commercial Vehicle Permits (CVP) holders will pay a per ton fee of $320 for disposal of all bulky, construction, and demolition waste. A minimum charge of $45 will be collected for all weight under 300 pounds.
All payments required by these regulations and fees established by the Selectboard shall be made prior to disposal. All payments of the Transfer Station must be made with a debit or credit card (MasterCard or VISA).
Proof of residency is required, which is your name and address on license and vehicle registration, tax bill and utility bill. If vehicle is not registered in Hingham, you must also supply copies of your Hingham tax bill, year-round residential lease in the Town of Hingham or vehicle lease agreement. A company vehicle will require an authorized letter on company letterhead.
Hours of operation are Thursday through Sunday, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., weather permitting. Only good usable items please; no mattresses, bulky furniture, computers, paint or hazardous materials. No loitering, abusive language or unattended children. Respect for your neighbors and town employees are expected and required. Remember, the SWAP area can be a dangerous place for young children. Please keep them in your car. Swap Shop visit limit is ten minutes.