Household Hazardous Waste Collections

2021 Schedule

Dear Friends,

Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling has scheduled three Household Hazardous Waste collections for your convenience. Hold on to this notice, and pass it around to your family and friends!

What is Household Hazardous Waste (i.e. PAINTS AND CHEMICALS)?
Household hazardous waste is any left-over liquid, powder, or solid material that is labeled “Toxic or Poisonous or Use Caution or Warning or Flammable”. It should not be disposed down the drain or in the regular trash. It should only be disposed through a licensed hazardous waste company.

Examples of Household Hazardous Waste:
Oil Based or Latex Paint, Deck Stains, Flammable Liquids, Drain Cleaners, Pool Chemicals, Fertilizers, Antifreeze/Automotive Fluids, Putties, Adhesives, Glues, Wood/Metal Finishing Products, Water Sealers, Household Cleaning Agents, Herbicides/Pesticides. For questions about acceptable materials, check with HHW vendor when registering.

HHW can only be accepted on special collection days at Westmoreland Cleanways’ Recycling Center; Recycling Center employees are not legally permitted to handle HHW at any time.

2021 Household Hazardous Waste Collections

3 events to choose from

When: Saturday, April 17, 2021—with NESR
Saturday, June 26, 2021—with ECS&R
Saturday, October 23, 2021—with ECS&R

Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM (pre-registration required for each event)

Where: Westmoreland Cleanways Recycling Center
355 Pleasant Unity Mutual Road
Greensburg, PA 15601-6388

$.85 per pound, weighed on site
$.75 per pound for Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling members (current members only; memberships will not be offered at the event. For membership information, visit or call

***This collection event will be conducted in compliance with all CDC, WHO and PA Department of Health guidelines, including the wearing of masks by all customers and staff, particularly during the exchange of payment. Social distancing and disinfecting procedures will be in place.

Westmoreland Cleanways, NESR, and ECS&R reserve the right to cancel this event without advance notice should Westmoreland County fall under the Red Phase Shut-down Mandate according to the PA Governor’s office.

  1. Pre-registration required:

For April 17 collection, contact NESR at 412-567-6566 or visit to register.

For June 26 or October 23, contact ECS&R at 866-815-0016 or visit to register.

  1. Pack your vehicle and head to the event.
  2. Payments accepted: debit or credit card only (masks must be worn during payment process).
  3. Drive away knowing you’ve properly rid your home and environment of toxic and dangerous chemicals

Remember …. we’re always here to serve you. Call us any time you have questions or concerns. Take care,

Ellen Keefe
Executive Director

Natalie Reese
Program Director

Mike Rahuba
Recycling Center Manager

West Newton Borough

112 South Water Street
West Newton, PA 15089


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