Household Hazardous Waste



These words identify household hazardous waste (HHW). Items marked as such should be disposed of accordingly:

  • Caution
  • Combustible
  • Corrosive
  • Danger
  • Explosive
  • Flammable
  • Hazardous
  • Poisonous
  • Reactive
  • Toxic
  • Warning

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) 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)  

HHW event FOR MAY 9th is cancelled due to the Covid-19 restrictions and Governor Wolf’s Declaration of Emergency Disaster.

Businesses and contractors will be turned away.

HHW Regional Southeastern Pennsylvania

2020 Regional SCHEDULE 

Accepted and Not Accepted Material list

For More Information

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