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Household Hazardous Waste

Special 2014 Upper Dublin Township Sponsored E-Waste Collections

Township residents and businesses only, dispose of anything with a plug.

Montgomery County Collections are separate for Household Hazardous Waste, Electronics and Tires

Contact the Montgomery County Recycling Hotline

Recycling Hotline: (610) 278-3618 or visit their web page Montgomery County Recycles.

Montgomery County
Household Hazardous Waste Program

Hazardous Items Accepted

Mercury bearing items (lamps/bulbs/thermometers/etc...), lead, used motor oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, antifreeze, kerosene, gasoline, car batteries, pesticides, herbicides, drain cleaners, oven cleaners, spot removers, dry cleaning fluid, rug cleaner, paint thinner, turpentine, paint remover, oil base paint, furniture stripper, wallpaper cement, shellac, furniture refinisher, dyes, lighter fluid, concrete sealers, asphalt sealers, rechargeable batteries, photographic chemicals, propane tanks and cylinders (20 pounds and under) and swimming pool chemicals. Hazardous Items Not Accepted

NO: Explosives, ammunition, infectious or medical waste, large pressurized cylinders (over 20 pounds), propane tanks (over 20 pounds), radioactive materials, household batteries, tires (bring to a County Tire Collection Event) and latex (water base) paint.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Sites for 2014

LOCATION DATE/TIME
Indian Valley Middle School Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9a-3p
Norristown Area High School Saturday, May 31, 2014, 9a-3p
Temple University Ambler Campus Saturday, June 28, 2014, 9a-3p
Abington Junior High School Sunday, July 20, 2014, 9a-3p
Spring-ford 9th Grade Center Saturday, September 20, 2014, 9a-3p
Lower Merion Township Transfer Station Sunday, October 19, 2014, 9a-3p

Montgomery County
Electronic Waste Program

For additional information on collection locations and items, please call the Montgomery County Recycling Hotline:
(610) 278-3618 or visit their web page Montgomery County Recycles

Electronic Items Accepted

Electronic waste is now collected by Montgomery County at separate collections. Items include televisions (TVs-all sizes), computers, laptops, monitors, CPUs, mice, keyboards, scanners, printers, fax machines, copiers, speakers, cameras, cell phones, telephones, PDA's, VCRs, DVD/CD players, stereo equipment, radio equipment, video game consoles, typewriters, microwaves, toasters, irons, blenders, vacuums, coffeemakers, mixers, and other SMALL household appliances.

Electronic Items Not Accepted

NO: Household hazardous waste, alkaline batteries, large appliances, explosives, ammunition, tires (SEE BELOW), infectious/medical waste, radioactive waste, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, refrigerators, and smoke detectors.

Electronic Collection Sites for 2014

LOCATION DATE/TIME
Oak Ridge Elementary School Saturday, May 3, 2014, 9a-3p
Norristown Area High School Saturday, June 7, 2014, 9a-3p
Montgomery County Community College Saturday, July 12, 2014, 9a-3p
Hatboro-Horsham High School Saturday, August 2, 2014, 9a-3p
Spring-ford 9th Grade Center Saturday, September 27, 2014, 9a-3p
Upper Merion Middle School Saturday, October 25, 2014, 9a-3p

The 2014 Montgomery County Tire Collection will be held Saturday, June 21, 2014 9a-noon at Copper Beech Elementary school, Glenside PA.

Commercial Tire Disposal Options

Paper Shredding Events for 2014

LOCATION DATE/TIME
Perkiomen Valley Middle School East Saturday, April 12, 2014, 9a-noon
Copper Beech Elementary School Saturday, June 21, 2014, 9a-noon
Lower Merion High School Saturday, October 18, 2014, 9a-noon

Paint Disposal

Water-based or latex paint may be placed out with your regular trash if the lid is off the can and the paint is completely dry. If there is a small quantity of paint in the can, remove the lid and let is stand in a well-ventilated area away from children and pets until dry. For larger quantities of paint or to speed up the drying process, stir in an absorbent like kitty litter, vermiculite, sawdust, or shredded paper. Once completely dry; discard with your regular trash.

Questions? Call the Public Works Department at (215) 643-1600 ext. 3233

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