Did you know that leftover household hazardous waste contains potentially hazardous ingredients that require special care when you dispose of them? Here’s the good news- ECS&R specializes in household hazardous waste recycling!

Improper and unlawful disposal of household hazardous waste can include pouring them down the drain, on the ground, into storm sewers, or putting them out with the trash. The improper disposal of these wastes can pollute the environment and pose a threat to human health. At ECS&R, we provide several household hazardous waste recycling options listed below:

In partnership with 90+ municipalities across Pennsylvania, ECS&R organizes and manages recycling collection events for both residents and businesses. To register for a collection event near you, click here.

ECS&R also accepts household hazardous waste recycling drop offs at three major recycling centers- Erie, Cochranton, and Butler (Evans City). For more information regarding household hazardous waste drop off locations, click here.

Household Hazardous Waste Includes:

Oil Based/Latex Paint

Flammable Liquids

Deck Stains


Pool Chemicals

Antifreeze/Oil Putties

Glues, Adhesives

Wood/Metal Finishing Products

Water Sealers

Household cleaning agents