Our Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility located at the Transfer Station Complex offers free disposal of paint, chemicals, electronics and more to Lancaster County residents. On average, 250 customers visit the facility daily. In 2014, an incredible 72,075 customers used this service; that's a 20 percent increase from 2013.
A total of 3,229,161 lbs of material was received in 2014, which breaks down to:
2,498,391 lbs of e-waste
152,551 lbs of batteries
87,376 lbs of motor oil
81,600 lbs of flammable liquids
31,068 lbs of florescent bulbs
277,940 lbs of latex paint
100,235 lbs of other materials like antifreeze, cooking oil, pesticides, fire extinguishers, etc.
By disposing of your hazardous materials at the HHW Facility, you are helping to protect the environment and keep harmful items out of household trash.
The HHW Facility is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon, and is FREE for Lancaster County residents.