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Household Hazardous Waste Disposal
Words of Warning
These words identify household hazardous waste (HHW), and items marked as such should be disposed of accordingly:
  • Caution
  • Combustible
  • Corrosive
  • Danger
  • Explosive
  • Flammable
  • Hazardous
  • Poisonous
  • Reactive
  • Toxic
  • Warning

Hazardous Waste Disposal Guidelines
  • No commercial waste - The county will not accept any commercial or industrial generated hazardous waste.
  • No illegal materials - The county will not accept any materials that cannot be legally disposed of at a hazardous waste facility.
  • No mixing - Do not mix materials.
  • Tighten all lids - If containers are leaking, pack in a larger container with newspaper to soak up the leaks.
  • Items must be identifiable - Bring all substances in original containers with labels.
  • 25 gallon/220 pound limit - The maximum amount accepted is 25 gallons or 220 pounds. No 25 or 50 gallon drums.

HHW  Collection Dates

View the Chester County Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Program Schedule 
             Businesses and contractors will be turned away.

HHW  Regional Southeastern Pennsylvania Map
Five County Southeastern Household Hazardous Waste/E-waste Event Map 

  
 
Unacceptable Materials
 
The county will not accept any commercial or industrial generated hazardous waste, including latex paint, ammunition, and radioactive waste. View a more detailed list of unaccepted HHW items

For More Information
If you have any questions or would like more details, please contact us.