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:

2021 Montgomery County Hazardous Waste Events
(Please note, 2021 events are held via appointment only)

Saturday, April 24, 2021Boyertown Middle School East
2020 Big Road, Gilbertsville
Register Here
Saturday, May 1, 2021Indian Valley Middle School
130 Maple Avenue, Harleysville
Register Here
Saturday, May 8, 2021Montgomery County Community College
Enter 595 Cathcart Road, Blue Bell
Register Here
Saturday, June 12, 2021Temple University Ambler Campus
Enter At 1431 E. Butler Pike, Ambler
Register Here
Saturday, June 19, 2021Abington Junior High School
Enter at 2056 Susquehanna Road, Abington
Register Here
Saturday, September 25, 2021Spring-Ford 9th Grade Center
400 South Lewis Road, Royersford
Register Here
Sunday, October 24, 2021Lower Merion Transfer Station
1300 N. Woodbine Avenue, Penn Valley
Register Here

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. 

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.