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Where to get rid of hazardous waste in 2022

Where to get rid of hazardous waste in 2022

The Streets Department has five upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Events scheduled

Have hazardous waste you need to get rid of?

The Streets Department is hosting its annual household hazardous waste events in 2022, requiring Philadelphia residents to register and schedule to drop-off materials. Drop-offs are scheduled in 15-minute increments, and residents will receive a confirmation of their scheduled time and place.

2022 Hazardous Waste Dropoff event dates:

  • Saturday, June 18th, 300 Domino Lane (Domino Lane & Umbria Street) 
  • Thursday, July 14th, 8401 State Road    
  • Saturday, September 17th, 22nd & York Streets 
  • Saturday, October 22nd, 3033 South 63rd Street 
  • Saturday, November 5th, 3901 North Delaware Avenue 

Accepted hazardous waste

  • Acids
  • Antifreeze
  • Auto and lead-acid batteries
  • Auto body repair products
  • Brake fluid
  • Chemical fertilizer
  • Degreasers
  • Drain and septic tank cleaners
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Fuel
  • Fungicide
  • Gasoline
  • Glue
  • Herbicide
  • Insecticide
  • Kerosene
  • Lead products
  • Lithium and NiCad batteries
  • Mothballs
  • Motor oil
  • Oil-based paints
  • Pesticide
  • Pet collars and spray
  • Pool and photo chemicals
  • Rodenticide
  • Roofing tar
  • Solder
  • Solvents
  • Spray paints
  • Stain removers
  • Tile and oven cleaner
  • Transmission fluid
  • Varnish

Waste that isn’t accepted

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