The Bucks County Planning Commission has announced the Household Hazardous Collection dates and locations for 2021. These will be contact free events and require registration.
For the collection events, each household can bring up to 25 gallons (or 220 pounds) of hazardous products, which have cautionary words on the label like Danger, Warning, Caution, Poisonous, Combustible, Corrosive, etc.
Items eligible for this event include Pesticides, Flammable liquids, Household cleaners, Toxic Chemicals, Gasoline and Oil, Fire Extinguishers, Lead NiHM and Lithium Batteries, Oil-based Paint, Mini-Propane tanks (2lb or less), compact flourescent light bulbs (CFLs).
NOT ELIGIBLE products include electronics, latex paint1Remove the lid of latex paint and allow it to air dry. An absorbent agent, like cat litter, can be used to speed the drying process. Once dry, latex paint can be discarded with regular household waste., appliances, asbestos, explosives and ammunition, propane tanks and gas cylinders, medical waste and drugs, PCBs and CFCs, radioactive waste, tires and unknown materials.
This is not an electronics collection event. Electronics such as televisions and monitors, computers and peripherals, audio and satellite equipment, and cell phones can be taken to Vintage Tech Electronics Recyclers2Vintage Tech Electronics Recyclers, 900 Wheeler Way, Suite B, Langhorne PA 19047 in Langhorne for free recycling.
For more information on the collection program, and other recycling details, visit the Bucks County Planning Commission Recycling Website.