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:

2019 Montgomery County Hazardous Waste Events
(All Events Run 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM)

Saturday, April 27, 2019 Boyertown Middle School East
2020 Big Road
Gilbertsville, PA 19525
Saturday, May 4, 2019  Indian Valley Middle School
130 Maple Ave.
Harleysville, PA 19438
Saturday, May 18, 2019  Temple University – Ambler Campus
1431 E. Butler Pike
Ambler, PA 19002
Saturday, June 15, 2019 Norristown Area High School
1900 Eagle Drive
Norristown, PA 19401
(Enter on Whitehall Road) 
Saturday, June 22, 2019  Abington Junior High School
2056 Susquehanna Road
Abington, PA 19001
Saturday, September 28, 2019 Spring-Ford 9th Grade Center
400 South Lewis Road
Royersford, PA 19468
Sunday, October 20, 2019  Lower Merion Transfer Station
1300 N. Woodbine Ave.
Penn Valley, PA 19072

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. For a complete list of these events, please click here

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

2019 Montgomery County Tire Collection Events
(All Events Run 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM)

Saturday, May 11, 2019 Green Lane Park
2298 Green Lane Road, Morrow Pavilion
Green Lane, PA 18054 
Saturday, June 8, 2019 Montgomery County Community College
340 DeKalb Pike
(enter at 1313 Morris Road)
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Saturday, June 29, 2019 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.