2018 Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Event


August 18, 2018 from 9 AM - 3 PM


Cumberland County Service Center
310 Allen Road
Carlisle, PA  17013 (Map)

Event workers will unload your materials, so please remain in your vehicles.


What Can I Bring?

  • Pesticides, Insecticides, Herbicides, Fertilizers
  • Oil-Based Paints, Stains, Varnishes, Sealers
  • Oil-Based Paint Cleaners, Thinners, Removers
  • Adhesives, Glues, Epoxies, Caulking, Sealants
  • Gasoline, Diesel Fuel, Kerosene
  • Antifreeze, Car Care Products
  • Lubricating Sprays
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Drain Cleaners, Degreasers, Oven Cleaners
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Propane Cylinders (up to 20 pounds)
  • Hydrochloric Acid, Sulfuric Acid, and Other Acids
  • Mercury, Mercury Containing Devices
  • Fluorescent Light Tubes and Bulbs
  • Automotive Batteries

What Can't I Bring?

  • Motor Oil
  • Latex (Water-Based) Paint and Paint-Related Products
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Household Alkaline Batteries
  • Chemically Treated Lumber
  • Biological Waste
  • Construction and Demolition Debris
  • Bags of Cement / Mortar
  • Medications
  • Ammunition
  • Explosives
  • Electronics
  • Asbestos
  • Tires
  • Used Absorbent Material (i.e. Oil-Dri)
  • Cold Patch
  • Household Trash

What Else Should I Know?

  • This event is limited to residents and small businesses only.
  • This event will end promptly at 3 p.m.
  • Container sizes should be limited to 5 gallons and smaller.

Please review our Recycling Locations - Non-Traditional Items and Forms and Fact Sheets web pages for tips on disposing of some of the Unacceptable Items. Call 717-240-6489 with questions or for more details.