June 23, 2023
Online Registration Required
Coatesville Learning Center
1635 East Lincoln Highway
Coatesville, PA 19320
Household Hazardous Waste Event
Friday, June 23, 2023
Sponsored by the Chester County Solid Waste Authority
Residential Only - Businesses and Contractors will be turned away.
- The county will NOT accept any commercial/industrial generated hazardous waste.
- The county will NOT accept any material which cannot be legally disposed of at a hazardous waste facility.
- Do NOT mix materials.
- Recycle your cardboard boxes at the curb or local drop-off.
- Bring all substances in original containers with labels. Items must be identifiable.
- Tighten lids on all containers. If containers are leaking, pack in larger containerw ith newspaper to soak up leaks.
- Alkaline household batteries may be thrown in the trash.
Hazardous Household Waste materials that WILL be accepted at any of the Southastern Pennsylvania location sites:
|PAINT PRODUCTS||OUTDOOR PRODUCTS||AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTS||HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS||OTHER|
|Turpentine||Swimming pool chemicals||Grease & rust solvents||Drain openers||Acids, caustics, solvents|
|Wallpaper cement||Weed killers, pesticides||Fuel additives||Rug cleaners||Flammables|
|Paint thinners||Septic tank degreasers||Carburetor cleaners||Wood & metal cleaners||Oxidizers|
|Strippers & removers||Asphalt sealers||Transmission/brake fluid||Adhesives/solvents||Reactives|
|Oil-based paints||Caulking compounds||Antifreeze||Mothbolls/flakes||Aerosols|
|Stains, varnish, shellac||Joint compound||Gasoline||Spot removers||Lead|
|Spray paint||Roof cements||Car, truck motorcycle, marine batteries||Dry cleaning fluid||Pesticides|
|Other solvent-based paint products||Rodent poison||Gas/oil mixtures||Kerosene||Fluorescent tubes, CFLs|
|Chemical fertilizers||Automotive flares||Rechargeable betteries - lithium, Ni-Cad, button||Fire extinguishers|
|MINI propane tanks|
Materials that will NOT be accepted at ANY of the collection sites:
|Explosives & ammunition||Infectious or medical waste||Pressurized CFCs & HCFCs||Propane tanks|
|Electronics||Prescription drugs||Appliances||Gas cylinders||Marine flares|
|Propane tanks||Used motor oil**||Asbestos||Radioactive waste||PCBs|
|Tires||Freon appliances||55 gallon drums||Smoke detectors||Alkaline batteries|
*Take off lid, dry out paint, discard can without lid; or pour paint into a plastic bag with absorbent material (clay based kitty litter, saw dust, rags). Place bag and can without lid in the trash. Paint hardener can also be purchased at hardware stores.
**Contact your local automotive service center.
For more information, please visit the Chester County Solid Waste Authority's website: https://www.chestercountyswa.org/121/Upcoming-Household-Hazardous-Waste-Event.