Delaware County sponsors four (4) Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events each year. While many materials are collected at these events, electronics (e-waste) are NOT included. Please see links below for upcoming e-waste events. Please note that there is a fee at most e-waste events.
Upcoming E-Waste Events:
E-Waste Collection 3/2/19
Typically, item labels that contain the words: HAZARDOUS – DANGER – WARNING – POISONOUS and TOXIC, indicate items that contain hazardous material. Typical Items are: Oil-based paint, paint thinner, varnish, kerosene, gasoline, motor oil, antifreeze, weed killers, fungicides, pesticides, items containing mercury, cell phones, rechargeable and lead acid batteries, Ni-cad, lithium, rechargeable and lead batteries.Please note: Latex Paint is not hazardous and is not accepted at hazardous waste events. Dry out the container and place in your regular trash.
Improperly disposed HHW can pollute the groundwater, surface water, and the air we breathe. It can harm children, pets, and sanitation workers. Listed below are ways you can dispose of HHW in a responsible manner.