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, 2022Boyertown Middle School East
2020 Big Road, Gilbertsville
Register Here
Saturday, May 7, 2022Indian Valley Middle School
130 Maple Avenue, Harleysville
Register Here
Saturday, May 21, 2022Temple University Ambler Campus
Enter At 1431 E. Butler Pike, Ambler
Register Here
Saturday, June 18, 2022Norristown Area High School
1900 Eagle Drive, Norristown
Register Here
Saturday, June 25, 2022Abington Junior High School
Enter at 2056 Susquehanna Road, Abington
Register Here
Saturday, September 24, 2022Spring-Ford 9th Grade Center
400 South Lewis Road, Royersford
Register Here
Sunday, October 23, 2022Lower Merion Transfer Station
1300 N. Woodbine Avenue, Penn Valley
Register Here

Acceptable Materials

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.