Household Hazardous and Electronics Waste

Electronics Recycling

The Chester County Solid Waste Authority - Lanchester Landfill is accepting television/electronics at this time - LIMIT 3 - no fee.  Be prepared to unload your own items.

Lanchester Landfill:  7224 Division Highway (Route 322W, Honey Brook)  Narvon, PA  17555

For additional electronics waste disposal options, visit The Chester County Solid Waste Authority website

HHW Collection Sites 

Collection sites for household hazardous wastes (HHWs) are open 9:00 am - 3:00 pm on assigned dates. Please bring unwanted HHWs to the regional southeastern Pennsylvania HHW collection program.

The Regional Southeast Pennsylvania Program is a 5-County Intergovernmental Agreement (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties) whereby residents have the opportunity to attend nearly 30 Household Hazardous Waste collections throughout the year.  Visit the Chester County Solid Waste Authority link below for collection dates and locations throughout the Region.

2017 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates and Sites - NO ELECTRONICS WILL BE ACCEPTED

Saturday, April 8, 2017                 Center for Arts & Technology - Pickering Campus
                                                        1580 Charlestown Road, Phoenixville, PA  19460

Saturday, April 22, 2017               Octorara High School
(proof of residency                       226 Highland Road, Atglen, PA 19310
may be required)

Saturday, May 20, 2017                Owen J. Roberts Middle School
                                                        881 Ridge Road, Pottstown, PA  19465

Friday, June 23, 2017                    Coatesville Learning Center
                                                        1635 East Lincoln Highway, Coatesville, PA  19320
                                                        (Stone wall entrance - Veteran's Drive - same as CAT Brandywine)

Saturday, September 9, 2017        Oxford School District Administrative Building
(proof of residency                        125 Bell Tower Lane, Oxford, PA  19363
may be required)

Saturday, October 14, 2017           Government Services Center
                                                         601 Westtown Road, West Chester, PA  19380

Household Hazardous Waste Identifying Words

Products labeled with the following words are HHWs and should only be disposed of at HHW collection sites:
  • Caustic
  • Caution
  • Combustible
  • Corrosive
  • Danger
  • Explosive
  • Flammable
  • Hazardous
  • Ignitable
  • Poisonous
  • Reactive
  • Toxic
  • Warning

Unacceptable Materials

Materials not accepted at HHW collection sites include:
  • Ammunition
  • Appliances
  • Explosives
  • Freon-containing items
  • Infectious waste
  • Latex (water-based) paint
  • Radioactive waste
  • Tires
  • Unidentified waste
  • User motor oil

Compact Fluorescent (CFL) Bulbs and Fluorescent Tubes

Bring single bulbs and 4-foot or smaller tubes to any Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) event.  If a HHW event is not available, seal the bulb/tube in 2 plastic bags with a twist tie or tape shut and place it in the trash.  

CFL bulbs can also be taken to the following stores or the Chester County Solid Waste Authority, for disposal: 
Ace Hardware, Home Depot, IKEA (Ridge Pike-Conshohocken), Lowes, True Value.

Large quantities or businesses can contact in Wayne, PA @ 888-296-0700 or Supreme Asset Management & Recovery in Lakewood, NJ @ 866-509-7267


Local HHW and E-Waste collection is sponsored by: