Home Hazardous Waste (HHW)
TC Recycling LLC Provides Local Services for Hard-To-Recycle Items
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Dispose of Televisions, other electronic items, and chemicals
Accepted items/materials include: paints and paint supplies, pesticides and lawn chemicals, flammable liquids, pool chemicals, auto fluids, household and auto batteries, mercury and mercury-containing devices, computers and computer equipment, TV’s, fluorescent light bulbs, stereos, cell phones. Call if you have questions about what is accepted.
This program is made possible by the Board of Butler County Commissioners and by grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Household Hazardous Waste(HHW)
Many chemical products found in the home, garage, workshop, and garden contain hazardous ingredients. These products, need to be used and stored safely. When they are disposed of, they must be handled differently than ordinary trash because even small amounts can cause environmental damage.
If you would put a "Mr. Yuck" sticker on an item, consider it hazardous. These products are considered hazardous:
Handling and disposing of household hazardous waste:
Once you purchase a hazardous product, you are responsible for handling and disposing of it properly:
- Old paint can be mixed with cat litter or sawdust and left to dry. Once dry, it can be put in the garbage. Be sure no liquid is left because liquid is not allowed in a landfill.
- If you are unsure about what to do with a product, Don't put it down the drain. Hazardous wastes can be a danger in the sewer lines, to the workers who service the sewer system, to your neighbors, and to the waste water treatment plant.