Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility


For a complete list of acceptable items from residents or businesses, visit our Household Hazardous Waste page.

For quick reference, here are the ONLY materials we accept from Lancaster County residents:

  • Adhesives Automotive fluids (max. 5 gallons per container)
  • Batteries, including automotive and household
  • Chemistry sets
  • Cooking and frying oils (max. 5 gallons per container)
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Floor and furniture polish
  • Fuel, including kerosene, gasoline and propane
  • Household cleaners
  • Lawn treatments, including herbicides and pesticides
  • Mercury containing items (max of 30 per month), including ballasts, fluorescent bulbs, thermostats and thermometers
  • Paint, rust inhibitors, stains, turpentine and thinners
  • Photographic and pool chemicals

Our facility is located at 1299 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA 17603. Click here for hours of operation.

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Role in the Integrated System


As part of the Transfer Station Complex, the HHW Facility provides Lancaster County residents with free and convenient disposal of household hazardous materials. This permanent, drive-through facility is one-of-a-kind in Pennsylvania. It was specifically designed to provide safe disposal of hazardous waste items, which protects the environment and keeps these items out of household trash.

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