Summer Hazardous Waste Collection Events
The following is a list of the Summer Hazardous Waste Collection Events put on by the Delaware Solid Waste Authority and Maryland Solid Waste Management. See their respective websites for locations and a complete list of accepted waste:
Delaware residents: www.dswa.com and click on Household Hazardous Waste Collection in the little red house on the homepage or call 1-800-404-7080
Maryland residents: www.ccrecycling.org or call 410-996-6275
SATURDAY, JUNE 4TH 8:00AM – 4:00PM
Cheswold Collection Station, 54 Fork Branch Rd, Cheswold, Kent Co.
SATURDAY, JULY 2ND 8:00AM – 4:00PM
Pine Tree Corners Transfer Station, 276 Pine Tree Rd, Townsend, New Castle Co.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 2011 8:00AM – 4:00PM
Jones Crossroads Landfill, 28560 Landfill Lane, Georgetown, , Sussex Co.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2011 8:00AM – 4:00PM
Old Curtis Paper Mill Site, Paper Mill Road (Rt 72), Newark, New Castle Co.
You Can Bring the Following Items to a DELAWARE Collection Event:
Product containers marked with words, “Warning: Hazardous,” “Flammable,” “Poisonous,” “Corrosive” or “Explosive.”
Full aerosol cans, bleach, chemistry kits, nail polish, polish removers, perfumes, disinfectants, drain cleaners, floor wax, mercury thermometers, moth balls, oven cleaner, spot remover, toilet cleaner, fluorescent light bulbs
Ammunition, firecrackers, gunpowder
Corrosives, paints (other than latex), small compressed-gas cylinders, solvents, stains, strippers, thinners, varnish, wood preservatives, fluorescent bulbs
Fungicides, herbicides, pesticides, pool chemicals
Antifreeze, auto batteries, degreasers, waste fuels – gasoline, kerosene, used motor oil mixed with other fuels. (oil which has not been mixed with other fuels is accepted at specific DSWA Recycling Drop-off Centers.)
***Maryland only – Medications will be accepted.