Upcoming Hazardous Waste Events

Saturday,
April 20, 2024
Emergency Services Training Center
1600 Calcon Hook Rd., Sharon Hill 19079
Saturday,
May 18, 2024
Rose Tree Park
1671 N. Providence Rd. Media 19063
Saturday
September 7, 2024
Emergency Services Training Center
1600 Calcon Hook Rd., Sharon Hill 19079
Saturday,
October 12, 2024
Upper Chichester Municipal Bldg
8500 Furey Rd. Upper Chichester 19061

ALL EVENTS WILL BE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY- REGISTRATION REQUIRED 

You must preregister for all events: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/delaware-county-solid-waste-authority-30675296434 

For more information please visit : https://www.delcoswa.org/household-hazardous-waste

All Delaware County HHW events run from 9 am to 3 pm . Brochures may be obtained from any municipal building or public library located in Delaware County or by calling The Delaware County Solid Waste Authority at 610-892-9627.

TYPICAL HHW INCLUDE:  Oil-Based Paint, Paint Thinner, Varnish, Kerosene, Gasoline, Motor Oil, Antifreeze, Weed Killer, Fungicides, Pesticides, Items containing Mercury, Propane Tanks weighing less than 20 lbs., Ni-Cad, Lithium, Rechargeable & Lead Acid Batteries, Cell Phones

***Latex Paint is not hazardous and is not accepted at these one day hazardous waste events.  Simply open the lid and let Latex Paint air dry.  Leave the lids off when placing out with your regular trash.

ELECTROINICS RECYCLING

Need a way to get rid of old electronics? The Township works with “Retrievr” to collect electronics. Note that Retrievr charges a fee for some items that require hazardous waste disposal, such as tube TV’s, microwaves, and small refrigerators. Information can be at:  https://retrievr.com/location/nether-providence-pa/

CELL PHONE RECYCLING
Always looking to improve and expand on what we can recycle, we will again this year accept cell phones at all our HHW Collection Events for recycling.  Cell phones may also be dropped off at the Solid Waste Authority’s office at the Hunt Club in Rose Tree Park, 1521 N. Providence Road, Media, PA 19063, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED AT A HHW COLLECTION EVENT
Medical Waste, Explosives, Unidentified Waste, Ammunition, Large Appliances, Radioactive Waste, Tires, Smoke detectors (return to manufacturer), Air conditioners

For more information

https://www.delcopa.gov/recycle/hhw.html

Gouley Park Picnic for 6/14 is cancelled due to the weather. Rescheduled for 6/28 at 6 PM.
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