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East Brandywine Township

Posted on: March 26, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events Announced

20151010 HHW Event SS

There will be 6 household hazardous waste collection events in Chester County and 29 throughout Southeastern PA in 2019. All events are from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. No electronics will be accepted.  All listed events are open to residents of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties and Philadelphia regardless of the host county.

April 6SaturdayPhiladelphiaStreets Dept. Training Center, 8401 State Road at Ashburner Street, Philadelphia
April 6SaturdayChesterChester Center for Arts & Technology-Pickering Campus, 1580 Charlestown Road, Phoenixville
April 27SaturdayMontgomeryBoyertown Middle School East, 2020 Big Road, Gilbertsville
April 27SaturdayChesterOctorara High School, 226 Highland Road, Atglen
May 4SaturdayMontgomeryIndian Valley Middle School, 130 Maple Avenue, Harleysville
May 4SaturdayDelawareEmergency Services Training Center, 1700 Cal con Hook Road, Sharon Hill
May 11SaturdayBucksBucks County Community College, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown
May 11SaturdayPhiladelphia1st District Highway Yard, 4800 Parkside Avenue, Phila.
May 18SaturdayMontgomeryTemple University-Ambler Campus, enter on 1431 E. Butler Pike, Ambler
May 18SaturdayChesterOwen J. Roberts Middle School, 881 Ridge Road, Pottstown
June 1SaturdayBucksUpper Bucks County Area Vocational Technical School, 3115 Ridge Road, Perkasie
June 15SaturdayMontgomeryNorristown Area High. School, 1900 Eagle Drive, enter at Whitehall Road, Norristown
June 21FridayChesterCoatesville CCIU Center, 1635 E. Lincoln Highway, Coatesville
June 22SaturdayPhiladelphiaNorthwest Transfer Station, Domino Lane & Umbria Street, Phila.
June 22SaturdayMontgomeryAbington Junior High School, enter on 2056 Susquehanna Road, Abington
June 29SaturdayBucksCentral Bucks South High School, 1100 Folly Road, Warrington
July 18ThursdayPhiladelphiaStreets Dept. Training Center, 8401 State Road at Ashburner Street, Phila.
July 20SaturdayDelawareDelaware County Community College, 901 Media Line Rd, Media, PA 19063
August 24SaturdayBucksBucks County Technical High School, 610 Wistar Road, Fairless Hills/Bristol
September 7SaturdayChesterOxford School District Administration Building, 125 Bell Tower Lane Rte. 10), Oxford
September 14SaturdayPhiladelphia3rd District Highway Yard, 22nd Street & York Street, Phila.
September 14SaturdayDelawarePenn State University-Brandywine Campus, 25 Yearsley Mill Road (Enter at Rt. 352), Media
September 21SaturdayBucksStrayer Middle School, 1200 Ronald Reagan Drive, Quakertown
September 28SaturdayMontgomerySpring-Ford 9th Grade Center, 400 South Lewis Road, Royersford
October 5SaturdayDelawareUpper Chichester Township Municipal Building, 8500 Furey Road, Upper Chichester
October 12SaturdayChesterGovernment Services Center, 601 Westtown Road, West Chester
October 12SaturdayPhiladelphiaStreets Dept. Facility, 3033 South 63rd St-Northwest of Passyunk Avenue, Phila.
October 20SundayMontgomeryLower Merion Transfer Station, 1300 N. Woodbine Avenue, Penn Valley
November 2SaturdayPhiladelphiaStreets 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).

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