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Dispose: Magnets are Non-Recyclable/Non-Compostable Waste (NRNC).
MATTRESSES AND BOX SPRINGS
Recycle: Bring mattresses to the Scale House for drop-off instructions.
Compost: Meat products are Compostable Waste (C).
MEDICATIONS AND PHARMACEUTICALS
Dispose: Medications and pharmaceuticals should be brought to scheduled Drug Take Back Events. Contact the Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) at 774-333-2085 for information about the next Drug Take Back Event.
Empty prescription medication bottles are Non-Recyclable/Non-Compostable Waste (NRNC).
MENSTRUAL HYGIENE PRODUCTS
Dispose: Pads, tampons, and menstrual cups are Non-Recyclable/Non-Compostable Waste (NRNC).
MERCURY AND MERCURY-CONTAINING PRODUCTS
Dispose: All mercury-containing products should be brought to a Hazardous Waste Collection Event.
Dispose: Moth balls contain insecticides and should be brought to a Hazardous Waste Collection Event.
MOTOR OIL AND FILTERS
Dispose: Motor oil and filters should be brought to a Hazardous Waste Collection Event.
Reuse: The Nantucket Music Center (56 Centre Street, 508-228-3352) accepts donations of some musical instruments. Musical instruments can also be posted in a local online free and for sale group for pick-up or brought to the Take-It-or-Leave-It.