Recycling: Clean House

Take advantage of the Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Program

Mark your calendars—it’s time for your toxic spring cleaning. Everyone in the region will have a chance to rid themselves of hazardous waste at the dates, times and locations listed here.

A full list of what qualifies as household waste is available at phila.gov/streets/hazardous_waste.html, but a good rule of thumb is anything under your sink or in your garage that makes your eyes water or emits fumes will make the cut. Paint, pesticides, swimming pool chemicals, cleaning solvents, automotive products such as motor oil or brake fluid, lead-acid batteries, and CFL light bulbs, are a few examples. Most locations will accept your computers, too.

Bucks    For more info: 610.273.3771 x228 www.buckscounty.org/government


May 1      Lower Makefield Corporate Center So. Campus, 770 Township Line Rd.
June 12    Upper Bucks County Vo-Tech School 3115 Ridge Rd., Perkasie
July 10    Central Bucks High School 1100 Folly Rd., Warrington
Aug. 14    Bucks Co. Technical High School 610 Wistar Rd., Fairless Hills
Sep. 25    Quakertown Community Pool600 W Mill St., Quakertown


Chester    For more info: 610.273.3771 x228 www.chestercountyswa.org


April 10    CAT Pickering Campus, 1580 Charlestown Rd., Phoenixville
May 15    Owen J. Roberts Middle School 881 Ridge Rd., Pottstown
June 25    CAT-Brandywine Campus 1635 E. Lincoln Hwy., Coatesville
Sep. 11    New Garden Maintenance Bldg. 8934 Gap-Newport Rd., Landenberg
Oct. 9     Government Services Center 601 Westtown Rd, West Chester


Delaware    For more info: 610.892.9627 www.co.delaware.pa.us/recycle


March 27     Marple Transfer Station, Marpit Rd. & Sussex Blvd., Broomall
April 24     Emergency Services Training Ctr 1700 Calcon Hook Rd., Sharon Hill
Sep.16    Rose Tree Park 1521 N. Providence Rd., Media
Oct. 9     Upper Chichester Township Bldg. 8500 Furey Rd., Boothwyn


Montgomery:    For more info: 610.278.3618 www.montgomerycountyrecycles.org


April 24    Indian Valley Middle School 130 Maple Ave., Harleysville
June 19    Temple University Ambler, Butler Pike Entrance ONLY, Upper Dublin
July 17    Montco Community College,473 Cathcart Rd., Blue Bell
Aug. 12    Abington Jr. High, Rear Faculty Parking Lot, 970 Highland Ave.
Aug. 21    Spring-Ford Flex School 833 S. Lewis Rd., Royersford
Oct. 23     Lower Merion Public Works Dept. 1300 Woodbine Ave, Penn Valley

Philadelphia: For more info: 215.686.5560 www.philadelphiastreets.com


April 24    Streets Dept Training Center State Rd. & Ashburner St.
May 22    1st District Highway Yard 4800 Parkside Ave.
June 26    Northwest Transfer Station, Domino Lane & Umbria St., Roxborough
July 22    Streets Dept. Training CenterState Rd. & Ashburner St.
Sep. 25    Streets Dept. 3rd District Highway Yard 22nd St. & York St.
Oct. 23    Streets Dept. Facility 3033 S. 63rd St. Northwest of Passyunk Ave.
Nov. 6    Streets Dept. Facility Delaware Ave. between Castor Ave & Lewis St., Bridesburg