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Montgomery Co. to collect electronics, household hazardous waste

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Apr 12 2013 01:38:51 PM CDT
Allentown electronic recycling event
NORRISTOWN, Pa. -

Montgomery County residents looking to dispose of electronic equipment and household hazardous waste will have several opportunities this year.

The county commissioners have set six recycling dates for the collection of electronic equipment and six more for household hazardous waste.

"Once again this year, we are happy to be sponsoring a dozen recycling events throughout the county for our residents," said Josh Shapiro, chairman of the Montgomery County Commissioners. "We urge all of our residents to take advantage of this popular program."

The following is the schedule for the electronics collection program:

Indian Valley Middle School – Electronics
Sat., April 20, 2013
130 Maple Ave.
Harleysville

Green Lane Park - Electronics
Sat., May 11, 2013
In the tennis court parking lot at 2298 Green Lane Rd.
Green Lane

Montgomery County Community College – Electronics
Sat., June 29, 2013
Enter near 473 Cathcart Rd.
Blue Bell

Springfield Township High School – Electronics
Sun., Aug. 18, 2013
1801 E. Paper Mill Rd.
Erdenheim

Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School – Electronics
Sat., Sept. 14, 2013
1329 Buchert Rd.
Pottstown

Upper Merion Middle School – Electronics
Sat., Oct. 12, 2013
Enter near 435 Crossfield Rd.
King of Prussia

The following is the schedule for the household hazardous waste collection program:

Perkiomen Valley High School
Sat., April 27, 2013
509 Gravel Pike
Collegeville

Temple-Ambler Campus
Sat., June 22, 2013
Enter near 1431 E. Butler Ave.
Ambler

Upper Perkiomen High School
Sat., July 13, 2013
2 Walt Rd.
Pennsburg

Abington Junior High School
Sun., Aug. 11, 2013
Enter via Tyler Road
970 Highland Ave.
Abington

Pottsgrove Senior High School
Sat., Sept. 7, 2013
1345 Kauffman Rd.
Pottstown

Lower Merion Transfer Station
Sun., Oct. 20, 2013
1300 N. Woodbine Ave.
Penn Valley

Household hazardous waste will not be collected at electronic events, and electronics will not be collected at household hazardous waste sites, officials said.

All events will take place between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

You can find more information about the collection events on the county's recycling website.