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:
2022 Montgomery County Hazardous Waste Events
(Please note, 2022 events are held via appointment only and pre-registration is required)
|Saturday, April 30, 2022||Boyertown Middle School East|
2020 Big Road, Gilbertsville
|Saturday, May 7, 2022||Indian Valley Middle School|
130 Maple Avenue, Harleysville
|Saturday, May 21, 2022||Temple University Ambler Campus|
Enter At 1431 E. Butler Pike, Ambler
|Saturday, June 18, 2022||Norristown Area High School|
1900 Eagle Drive, Norristown
|Saturday, June 25, 2022||Abington Junior High School|
Enter at 2056 Susquehanna Road, Abington
|Saturday, September 24, 2022||Spring-Ford 9th Grade Center|
400 South Lewis Road, Royersford
|Sunday, October 23, 2022||Lower Merion Transfer Station|
1300 N. Woodbine Avenue, Penn Valley
A complete list of acceptable materials at the above events, can be found on the official flyer 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.