Household Hazardous Waste Collection

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Montgomery County Household Hazardous Waste Collection


Montgomery County's Abington Collection Date is Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 9 AM to 3 PM at Abington Junior High School. Please enter at 2056 Susquehanna Road, Abington PA 19001. 

The County holds seven events throughout Montgomery County. Please click here for the Montgomery County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Complete Schedule.  For additional information please call the recycling line at 610-278-3618.

Free residential collection events are held outdoors from 9am- 3pm, rain or shine 6 times a year during the months of April through October.  Montgomery County Residents may attend any Household Hazardous Waste event held by Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery or Philadelphia Counties.

There are no permanent drop off locations.

Montgomery County Pennsylvania Accepted Hazardous Household Waste Acceptable Items
The following items are accepted at Montgomery County household hazardous waste collection events:

 Acceptable Items
The following items are accepted at Montgomery County household hazardous waste collection events:

  • Acids, caustics, solvents
  • Adhesives/solvents
  • Antifreeze
  • Asphalt sealers
  • Automotive products
  • Carburetor cleaners
  • Caulking compounds
  • Drain/oven cleaners
  • Dry cleaning fluid
  • Flammables
  • Fluorescent bulbs
  • Fuel additives
  • Furniture stripper and finisher
  • Gasoline
  • Grease and rust solvents
  • Household products
  • Joint compound
  • Kerosene
  • Lead
  • Lead acid batteries
  • Loose mercury
  • Mercury car switches
  • Miscellaneous
  • Mothballs/flakes
  • Motor oil
  • Oil-based paint
  • Organic peroxide
  • Other mercury bearing items
  • Outdoor products
  • Oxidizers
  • Paint products
  • Paint thinner
  • Pesticides
  • Propane cylinders (20lb or less)
  • Reactives
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Rodent poison
  • Roof cements
  • Rug cleaners
  • Septic tank degreasers
  • Shellac
  • Spot removers
  • Stains and varnish
  • Swimming pool chemicals
  • Thermometers
  • Thermostats
  • Toilet bowl cleaners
  • Transmission/brake fluid
  • Turpentine
  • Wallpaper cement
  • Weed killers
  • Wood and metal cleaners

Not-Acceptable Items
Select a material to view proper disposal information: