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East Brandywine Township

Posted on: February 19, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Hazardous Household Waste Drop-Off Events

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The Chester County Solid Waste Authority and the Municipalities of Chester County will be hosting six Hazardous Household Waste Drop-Off Events in 2015:

The Event Dates and Locations
All events are from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Pickering Campus Technical College High School
1580 Charlestown Road, Phoenixville, PA 19460

Octorara High School
226 Highland Road, Atglen, PA 19310

SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2015
Owen J. Roberts Middle School
981 Ridge Road, Pottstown, PA 19465

FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2015
Coatesville Learning Center
1425 East Lincoln Highway, Coatesville, PA 19320

Oxford School District Administrative Building
125 Bell Tower Lane, Oxford, PA 19363

Government Services Center
601 Westtown Road, West Chester, PA 19380

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 2015 events -- Please note that this is different than the 2014 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).

Chester County Solid Waste Authority
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