Household Hazardous Waste Collection

  • 09:00 AM
  • 2056 Susquehanna Road, Abington

Saturday, June 24, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Abington Junior High School, back entrance/Tyler Road and Highland Avenue, Abington
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 CFL bulbs.
Do Not Bring electronics, appliances, asbestos, explosives, ammunition, medical waste, radioactive waste, smoke detectors, items containing Freon, tires or the following: Latex 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 at the Abington Township Police Department.
Propane or Helium Tanks should be taken to locations listed in the Recycling Guide at www.MontgomeryCountyRecycles.org.