Hazmats and Electronics Drop-offs This Saturday

Oil paint, solvents, lawn and pool chemicals are among the household hazardous chemicals you can bring to a free drop-off event this Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Emergency Services Training Center at 1700 Calcon Hook Road in Sharon Hill. Bring items labeled “Danger – Toxic – Hazard,” but note that you cannot bring latex-based paints, smoke detectors, or any appliance with a cord. This is the first of four countywide events this year; for more information, visit co.delaware.pa.us/recycle or call (610) 892-9627.

If you have unwanted computers and televisions, make a day of it and securely recycle your old electronics from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Elwyn Industry Complex, One Judy Way in Aston. The following items will be accepted at this event:

• Televisions and computer CRT monitors: $20 apiece ($50 for projection units);
• Desktop, laptops, tablets, servers, hard drives (optional on-site data destruction will be offered for $10 per hard drive);
• LCD (flat screen) monitors;
• Cell phones, iPods, MP3 players, phone systems, audio equipment;
• Computer peripherals including keyboards, mice, printers under 50 lbs., power supplies, motherboards, cables, lithium ion batteries, etc.

A few items will not be accepted, including wooden speakers, alkaline batteries, light bulbs, and smoke detectors.

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