For the eleventh time since the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program began in 1998, Chester County municipalities are hosting a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event for Chester County residents on a FRIDAY. The Friday, June 21 event will be held at the Coatesville Learning Center, 1635 East Lincoln Highway, Coatesville, PA 19320-2459 (Entrance across from the Dairy Queen). The collection site will be open at 9:00 AM and will close at 3:00 PM sharp.
This collection is not for businesses or contractors. NO ELECTRONICS, TV’S OR APPLIANCES WILL BE ACCEPTED. NO ITEMS CONTAINING FREON WILL BE ACCEPTED.
No more than 220 pounds or 25 gallons of hazardous products per household will be accepted. Hazardous cleaning and maintenance products will have the following cautionary words on the label: poisonous, caustic, toxic, flammable, ignitable, corrosive, reactive, caution, warning, danger or hazardous. Businesses and contractors will be turned away.
Unacceptable materials are latex paint, used motor oil, tires, asbestos, explosives, gas cylinders, alkaline batteries, PCBs, medical waste, unidentified waste, commercial and industrial, explosives, ammunition and appliances containing Freon.