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Preregister for the next Hazardous Waste Event on May 15th
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Preregister for the next Hazardous Waste Event on May 15th

Got old cleaning product, antifreeze or other hazardous waste? Sign up to dispose of it.

The Philadelphia Streets Department is hosting its next Hazardous Waste dropoff next weekend. However, you have to pre-register for a timeslot due to COVID-19 protocols.

Next Saturday, May 15th, the drop-off event will be at 4800 Parkside Avenue from 9 AM to 3 PM. Items include everything from paint-related materials, cleaning and automotive products, flammable materials and more. Read the full list on the Streets Department website.

Here’s what will happen to your hazardous waste:
MANAGEMENT METHODPERCENTAGEHOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS MATERIAL CLASS
Fuels Blending30%Flammables, Solvent Based Paints, Aerosol cans
Recycling20%Used Oil, Antifreeze, Solvent Based Paint, Cylinders, Lead Acid Bat
Wastewater Treatment3%Acids, Bases, and Oxidizers
Solidification and Landfilling20%Latex Paint
Hazardous Waste Incineration2%Pesticides and any Acute Hazardous Materials
Landfill as Residual Waste25%Non-Regulated Materials and Household Batteries

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Julie Hancher is Editor-in-Chief of Green Philly, sharing her expertise of all things sustainable in the city of brotherly love. She enjoys long walks in the park with local beer and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Sir Floofus Drake. View all posts by Julie Hancher

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