Mercury Disposal

Effective 07/07/20, the Town Hall is open to the public by appointment only. If you have mercury products to dispose of, please call the Health Department at 508-841-8345 to schedule an appointment.

  • Mercury thermometers, Mercury thermostats, and Mercury button batteries

Note: If you have a broken mercury thermometer or mercury thermostat, please secure it/them in a tightly-sealed lidded container.

We CANNOT accept any mercury-bearing light bulb or fluorescent tube*.    
*Shrewsbury residents may return fluorescent tubes up to 4 feet in length to:

               Rocky’s Ace Hardware
               261 West Main Street
               Northborough, MA 01532

Requirements: Please wrap Fluorescent Tubes to prevent breakage. Broken tubes will not be accepted. Please be prepared to show proof of residency. There is no fee for this service.