Household Hazardous Waste

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

Household 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 (PDF)

Businesses and contractors will be turned away.

HHW Regional Southeastern Pennsylvania Map

Five County Southeastern Household Hazardous Waste (PDF)

For More Information

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