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Household Hazardous Waste

Special 2015 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 2015

Indian Valley Middle School Saturday, April 18, 2015, 9a-3p
Montgomery County Community College Saturday, May 30, 2015, 9a-3p
Spring-Ford 9th Grade Center Saturday, July 11, 2015, 9a-3p
Abington Junior High School Saturday, August 8, 2015, 9a-3p
Lower Merion Township Transfer Station Sunday, October 18, 2015, 9a-3p

Montgomery County
Electronic Waste Program

Due to extenuating circumstances, Montgomery County will not be able to offer electronics collection events in 2015. Upper Dublin Township will be sponsoring 2 electronic collections in 2015 - April 18 and September 12, 9a-1p at the Township Building. Concern about the lack of county collection events should be directed to the appropriate State Representative and Senator. Haulers and disposal sites are prohibited from accepting TVs and computers as trash, and without recycling opportunities, residents may resort to dumping. An amendment to the state electronics recycling law, called the Covered Device Recycling Act, is needed to ensure the availability of recycling outlets.

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

Tire Collection Events for 2015

Tire Collections are for Montgomery County residents only. A maximum of 6 tires per vehicle are accepted, with rims. No off road tires will be collected.

Commercial Tire Disposal Options

Montgomery County Community College Saturday, June 6, 2015, 9a-noon
Pottstown Senior High School Saturday, June 27, 2015, 9a-noon

Paper Shredding Events for 2015

No plastic, plastic bags, batteries, cardboard, or metal, other than staples and paper clips. Bring documents in boxes or paper bags for ease of shredding on site. Limited to 2 boxes or paper bags per vehicle.

Perkiomen Valley Middle School East Saturday, April 11, 2015, 9a-noon
Abington Junior High School Saturday, August 15, 2015, 9a-noon
Lower Merion Transfer Station Saturday, October 4, 2015, 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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