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Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event
Event Date:
06/24/2017
Event Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:
 
Abington Junior High School
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COLLECTION INFORMATION: 
FREE residential collection events are held outdoors from 9am-3pm, rain 
or shine. Residents may attend any Household Hazardous Waste event 
held by Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, or Philadelphia Counties. 

There are no permanent drop off locations. 

Event workers will unload your materials so please 
REMAIN IN YOUR VEHICLE. 

Toxic and flammable household chemicals are collected for proper 
disposal. ACCEPTABLE ITEMS include gasoline, oil, kerosene, 
turpentine, paint thinner, oil paint, stains, varnish, pool chemicals, 
herbicides, pesticides, antifreeze, caustic cleaners and solvents, mercury, 
thermometers, flares, fire extinguishers, lead acid batteries, rechargeable 
batteries, fluorescent tube light bulbs and ballast, CFL bulbs, mini propane 
canisters, and electric oil filled heaters. Containers returned upon request. 

The maximum amount accepted is 25 gallons or 220 pounds. 
No 25- or 50-gallon drums. 

Do Not Bring electronics, appliances, asbestos, explosives, 
ammunition, medical waste, radioactive waste, smoke detectors, items 
containing Freon, tires, or the following: 
Latex or Water-Based Paint is not hazardous and can be 
placed in the trash once it is dry. Air dry latex paint or add 
absorbent material like kitty litter until paint becomes a solid. 
Alkaline Household Batteries are not hazardous and should be 
thrown in the trash. 
Prescription Medications should be disposed of in the 
secure drop boxes located in many area police stations, 
a list of which can be found in the Recycling Guide at 
MontgomeryCountyRecycles.org. 
Propane Tanks should be taken to locations listed in the 
Recycling Guide at www.montgomerycountyrecycles.org 
Mini propane canisters are accepted at collections. 

For additional information and in case of severe weather: 
Please visit www.montgomerycountyrecycles.org  or call the 
recycling line at 610-278-3618. Please do not contact the host 
sites, as they are not affiliated with the events.

 

 

 
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