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The York County Solid Waste Authority’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Information

Spring 2023 FREE Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

This year’s event will take place Saturday, May 6th from 9 am until 1 pm in the paved lot behind our Recycling Drop-off Area located at 2685 Blackthorne Court, York. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Click here or call our office at 717-845-1066 to register for the event.

General Event Information

Each year on the first Saturday in May, the Authority conducts a FREE HHW Collection Event. There is no fee for York County residents to participate, but registration is mandatory. Businesses and government entities are not eligible to participate. The Authority provides this service as part of our integrated waste management system and through a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. After collection, HHW is transported to hazardous waste facilities that safely manage, and whenever possible, recycle the materials collected. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Click here for a list of items accepted and not accepted at the event.

Please be advised that no smoking is permitted at the HHW Collection Event and participants are asked to remain in their vehicles while trained staff unload the materials for collection. In addition, please observe and adhere to marked traffic patterns while entering, navigating and exiting the event site. Signs and traffic cones will mark one-way traffic flow from entrance to exit of the area.

For more information about HHW and ways to manage it, please click here to view our Household Hazardous Waste page.