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East Brandywine Township

Posted on: January 27, 2016

[ARCHIVED] 2016 Hazardous Household Waste Drop-Off Event Dates Announced

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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 2016:

All events are from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2016
Center for Arts & Technology, Pickering Campus
1580 Charlestown Road, Phoenixville, PA 19460

SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2016
Octorara High School
226 Highland Road, Atglen, PA 19310

SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2016
Owen J. Roberts Middle School
981 Ridge Road, Pottstown, PA 19465

FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2016
Coatesville Learning Center
1425 East Lincoln Highway, Coatesville, PA 19320

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2016
Oxford School District Administrative Building
125 Bell Tower Lane, Oxford, PA 19363

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2016
Government Services Center
601 Westtown Road, West Chester, PA 19380

What is Household Hazardous Waste?
Look for these warnings on the label of the product to 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 2016 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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