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Any material that is flammable, corrosive, reactive, or toxic is considered to be a "household hazardous waste" and must be handled and disposed of correctly. Call your respective county as they are eligible for funding from DEP to provide a hazardous waste recycling program.
Lehigh County 610-782-3073
Northampton County 610-829-6500
If you have household hazardous waste, please follow these guidelines:
Since a large portion of household hazardous waste consists of unwanted paint and used motor oil, we can offer these suggestions for you:
Paint - use this procedure to dispose of paint (LATEX PAINT ONLY):