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, 2020||Boyertown Middle School East|
2020 Big Rd.
Gilbertsville, PA 19525
|Sunday, October 11, 2020||Indian 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, 2020||Abington Junior High School|
2056 Susquehanna Road
Abington, PA 19001
|Saturday, November 7, 2020||Temple 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.