Hazardous Wastes are not collected by the Borough of Hatboro Public Works Department. The following items are considered hazardous waste and should be disposed of at a County-sponsored Hazardous Waste Event listed below:

Gasoline, oil, kerosene, turpentine, paint thinner, oil paint, stains, varnish, pool chemicals, herbicides, pesticides, antifreeze, caustic cleaners and solvents, mercury, thermometers, flares, fire extinguishers, lead acid batteries, rechargeable batteries, fluorescent tube light bulbs and ballast, CFL bulbs, mini propane canisters, and electric/oil filled heaters.

Each year Montgomery County sponsors a free hazardous waste collection program for Montgomery County Residents. These events are held at various locations throughout Montgomery County. The current Hazardous Waste Event Schedule is as follows:

2020 Montgomery County Hazardous Waste Events
(All Events Run 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM)

Saturday, September 26, 2020 Spring-Ford 9th Grade Center
400 South Lewis Road
Royersford, PA 19468
Saturday, October 3, 2020Boyertown Middle School East
2020 Big Rd.
Gilbertsville, PA 19525
Sunday, October 11, 2020Indian Valley Middle School
130 Maple Avenue
Harleysville, PA 19438
Sunday, October 25, 2020 Lower Merion Transfer Station
1300 N. Woodbine Ave.
Penn Valley, PA 19072
Saturday, October 31, 2020Abington Junior High School
2056 Susquehanna Road
Abington, PA 19001
Saturday, November 7, 2020Temple University Ambler Campus
1431 E. Butler Pike
Ambler, PA 19002

Southeastern Pennsylvania Hazardous Waste Events

Montgomery County Residents may also participate in any of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Hazardous Waste Collection Events. These events occur in Delaware, Chester, Bucks, and Philadelphia Counties and are free of charge. Stay tuned for a complete list of 2020 collection events.

Tire Collection Information

Each year Montgomery County sponsors free tire collection events for Montgomery County Residents in order to prevent tires from being improperly disposed of. All tires collected at these events are shredded and repurposed into other products including road surface material, highway sound barrier wall material, and playground material.

A maximum of 8 tires/rims will be accepted per vehicle. Please note that NO off-road tires will be accepted at these events and that businesses are not permitted to participate in this collection. For more information on these events, please call the Montgomery County Recycling Line at 610-278-3618 or visit www.montgomerycountyrecycles.org

2020 Montgomery County Tire Collection Events
(All Events Run 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM)

Saturday, May 9, 2020 Montgomery County Community College
340 DeKalb Pike
(enter at 1313 Morris Road)
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Saturday, May 30, 2020 Green Lane Park
2298 Green Lane Road, Morrow Pavilion
Green Lane, PA 18054 
Saturday, June 27, 2020 Western Montgomery Career and Technology
77 Graterford Road
Limerick, PA 19468

Paper Shredding Events

The Union Library of Hatboro hosts various community shredding events throughout the year. Specific dates for these events are available on our Events Calendar.