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

An Electronics Recycling Event will be held Saturday, April 14, 2018, 9:00 AM - Noon at the Upper Uwchlan Township Public Works Facility, 132 Oscar Way, Chester Springs 19425
Drop off household electronic waste including: televisions, monitors, PCs, laptops, printers, cables, toner cartridges, small appliances, electronics, and related equipment.

Most items accepted FREE of charge;  THERE ARE FEES for the following items. Cash only.
CRT Televisions - up to 27” - $40; above 27” - $60
CRT Monitors - up to 17” - $20; above 17” - $40
LCD Televisions - up to 32” - $20; 32” to 60” - $40; above 60” - $60

Upper Uwchlan Township residents ONLY. Proof of residency required. No commercial entities permitted. Questions? Call the Township Office at 610-458-9400

The following items WILL NOT be accepted:
Smoke Detectors, Fluorescent Bulbs/Tubes/Lights; Monitors with broken glass; Alkaline Batteries; Furniture; Paper/cardboard; Electronics in wooden cases (ie old TV consoles, stereos, and speakers); Major appliances such as: washers, dryers, stoves, refrigerators and air conditioners.
 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.

2018 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates and Sites 

Saturday, April 7, 2018   Center for Arts & Technology, 1580 Charlestown Road, Phoenixville 19460

Saturday, April 21, 2018     Octorara High School, 226 Highland Road, Atglen 19310 

Saturday, May 19, 2018   Owen J. Roberts Middle School, 881 Ridge Road, Pottstown 19465

Friday, June 22, 2018     Coatesville Learning Center, 1635 East Lincoln Highway, Coatesville 19320

(stone wall entrance - Veteran's Drive - same entrance as CAT Brandywine, Route 30 across from Dairy Queen)

Saturday, September 8, 2018     Oxford School District Administrative Building, 125 Bell Tower Lane, Oxford 19363

Saturday, October 13, 2018     Government Services Center, 601 Westtown Road, West Chester 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: