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Date:
April 27, 2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Address:
Octorara High School
226 Highland Road

Atglen, PA
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Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Saturday, April 27, 2019


Household Hazardous Waste Residential Events
All events are from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. No electronics are accepted.  All listed events are open to residents of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties and Philadelphia regardless of the host county.

Date Day County Location
April 6 Saturday Philadelphia Streets Dept. Training Center, 8401 State Road at Ashburner Street, Philadelphia
April 6 Saturday Chester Chester Center for Arts & Technology-Pickering Campus, 1580 Charlestown Road, Phoenixville
April 27 Saturday Montgomery Boyertown Middle School East, 2020 Big Road, Gilbertsville
April 27 Saturday Chester Octorara High School, 226 Highland Road, Atglen
May 4 Saturday Montgomery Indian Valley Middle School, 130 Maple Avenue, Harleysville
May 4 Saturday Delaware Emergency Services Training Center, 1700 Cal con Hook Road, Sharon Hill
May 11 Saturday Bucks Bucks County Community College, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown
May 11 Saturday Philadelphia 1st District Highway Yard, 4800 Parkside Avenue, Phila.
May 18 Saturday Montgomery Temple University-Ambler Campus, enter on 1431 E. Butler Pike, Ambler
May 18 Saturday Chester Owen J. Roberts Middle School, 881 Ridge Road, Pottstown
June 1 Saturday Bucks Upper Bucks County Area Vocational Technical School, 3115 Ridge Road, Perkasie
June 15 Saturday Montgomery Norristown Area High. School, 1900 Eagle Drive, enter at Whitehall Road, Norristown
June 21 Friday Chester Coatesville CCIU Center, 1635 E. Lincoln Highway, Coatesville
June 22 Saturday Philadelphia Northwest Transfer Station, Domino Lane & Umbria Street, Phila.
June 22 Saturday Montgomery Abington Junior High School, enter on 2056 Susquehanna Road, Abington
June 29 Saturday Bucks Central Bucks South High School, 1100 Folly Road, Warrington
July 18 Thursday Philadelphia Streets Dept. Training Center, 8401 State Road at Ashburner Street, Phila.
July 20 Saturday Delaware Delaware County Community College, 901 Media Line Rd, Media, PA 19063
August 24 Saturday Bucks Bucks County Technical High School, 610 Wistar Road, Fairless Hills/Bristol
September 7 Saturday Chester Oxford School District Administration Building, 125 Bell Tower Lane Rte. 10), Oxford
September 14 Saturday Philadelphia 3rd District Highway Yard, 22nd Street & York Street, Phila.
September 14 Saturday Delaware Penn State University-Brandywine Campus, 25 Yearsley Mill Road (Enter at Rt. 352), Media
September 21 Saturday Bucks Strayer Middle School, 1200 Ronald Reagan Drive, Quakertown
September 28 Saturday Montgomery Spring-Ford 9th Grade Center, 400 South Lewis Road, Royersford
October 5 Saturday Delaware Upper Chichester Township Municipal Building, 8500 Furey Road, Upper Chichester
October 12 Saturday Chester Government Services Center, 601 Westtown Road, West Chester
October 12 Saturday Philadelphia Streets Dept. Facility, 3033 South 63rd St-Northwest of Passyunk Avenue, Phila.
October 20 Sunday Montgomery Lower Merion Transfer Station, 1300 N. Woodbine Avenue, Penn Valley
November 2 Saturday Philadelphia Streets Dept. NE Facility, 3901 Delaware Avenue between Castor & Lewis (Near Allegheny Exit of 1-95), Phila.


What is Household Hazardous Waste?
These words on the label identify household hazardous waste (HHW):
  • Caution
  • Combustible
  • Corrosive
  • Danger
  • Explosive
  • Flammable
  • Hazardous
  • Poisonous
  • Reactive
  • Toxic
  • Warning

Important Information
  • No e-waste will be collected at the 2019 events.  What is e-waste? Desktop/laptop computers, monitors, printers, copiers, televisions (both with cathode ray tube and non-CRT), answering machines, camcorders, cell phones, laptop docking stations, electric typewriters, fax/copy machines, microwaves, radios, pagers, remote controls, gaming consoles, stereo/tape/CD players, telephones & equipment, toner/ink cartridges, and VCR/DVD players.
  • The following items will not collected: latex paint (not a hazardous waste—when dry it may be placed in your curbside trash), any appliances containing freon, large appliances, propane, helium tanks, asbestos, infectious or medical waste, radioactive waste, pressurized CFCs & HCFCs, gas cylinders, alkaline batteries, 50 gallon drums, tires, fire extinguishers, explosives, and ammunition.
  • The collection is for household hazardous waste only, businesses and contractors will be turned away.
  • Proof of residency may be required.
  • The maximum amount accepted is 25 gallons or 220 lbs.
  • All items must be identifiable.
  • Do not mix materials.
  • If you use cardboard boxes to transport materials to the collection sites, you should be prepared to bring the boxes back to your residence for curbside collection (or use the Township drop-off recycle location at 1214 Horseshoe Pike).