What Do I Do With…

The Waste Authority has provided a list of resources to help you find locations to properly dispose of common household items. Our goal is to help reduce illegal dumping and keep unnecessary items out of the landfill.

Please contact any business listed below prior to visiting to ensure they will accept your item(s). If you are inquiring about an item that is NOT on this list, consider contacting the company to ask about proper disposal.

Aerosol Can

Recycling Bin

Air Conditioner

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

Alarm Clock

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Ammunition

Contact State/Local Police

Antifreeze

The Waste Authority HHW: 570-643-6100

Batteries (AA, AAA, C, D)

Trash Bin

Book

Library or other donation option

Paperback can be recycled
Hardcover can be recycled without cover

Building Material

Landfill

Calculator

Staples: 570-420-0600

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Camcorder

Staples: 570-420-0600

Car Battery

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

Car Seat

Contact manufacturer for potential mail back service on outdated product

Trash Bin

Carbon Monoxide Detector

Contact manufacturer for proper disposal

CD Player

Staples: 570-420-0600

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Cell Phone

Staples: 570-420-0600

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

Coffee Brewer

Staples: 570-420-0600

Children’s Toy

Contact manufacturer for proper disposal

Trash Bin

Copier

Staples: 570-420-0600

Dead Animal (other than deer)

Animal Control

PA Game Commission: 570-675-1143

Veterinarian

Dehumidifier

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

Digital Camera

Staples: 570-420-0600

Digital Projector

Staples: 570-420-0600

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Dishwasher

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Dryer

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

DVD/Blue-Ray Player

Staples: 570-420-0600

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Electric Tool

Contact manufacturer for proper disposal

eReader

Staples: 570-420-0600

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Fan

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Fax Machine

Staples: 570-420-0600

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Fertilizer

The Waste Authority HHW: 570-643-6100

Fire Extinguisher

The Waste Authority HHW: 570-643-6100

Fireworks

Contact State/Local Police

Flags, USA

United States Postal System Building

Flash Drive

Staples: 570-420-0600

Freezer

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

Freon Containing Appliance

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

Gaming Console

Staples: 570-420-0600

Gas, Fuel, & Other Automotive Products

The Waste Authority HHW: 570-643-6100

Glass Food & Beverage Container

Recycling Bin

GPS Device

Staples: 570-420-0600

Hairstyling Heat Tool

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Hard Drive

Staples: 570-420-0600

Headphones

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Helium Tank (empty)

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

Ice Maker

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Humidifier (metal)

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

Ice Maker

Staples: 570-420-0600

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

Insecticide

The Waste Authority HHW: 570-643-6100

Label Maker

Staples: 570-420-0600

Laminator

Staples: 570-420-0600

Landline Phone

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Laptop

Staples: 570-420-0600

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Latex Paint

Trash Bin (buy paint hardener or cat litter, dispose of after paint is dried

Lightbulb

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

Lithium Battery

The Waste Authority HHW: 570-643-6100

Magazine

Recycling Bin

Mattress

Landfill

Medication

St. Luke’s Hospital – Monroe Campus Medication Disposal

Mercury Thermometer

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

Metal & Scrap

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

Microwave

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

Motor Oil

The Waste Authority HHW: 570-643-6100

Advance Auto Parts: 570-424-5125

MP3 Player

Staples: 570-420-0600

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Oil (cool & small amount)

Trash Bin

Oil Based Paint

The Waste Authority HHW: 570-643-6100

Oxygen Tank

Contact manufacturer for proper disposal

Peripherals

Staples: 570-420-0600

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

Pet Waste

Trash Bin

Plastics 3-7

Trash Bin (unless otherwise approved)

Poison

The Waste Authority HHW: 570-643-6100

Pool Chemicals

The Waste Authority HHW: 570-643-6100

Pool Liner

Trash Bin

Portable DVD Player

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Printer

Staples: 570-420-0600

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

Propane Tank (empty)

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

Refrigerator

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

Scanner

Staples: 570-420-0600

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Shredder

Staples: 570-420-0600

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Smoke Detector

Photoelectric Detector: Trash Bin

Ionization Detector: Contact manufacturer for proper disposal

Styrofoam

Trash Bin

Television

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100 (Monroe County Residents)

Tires

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

Toner Cartridge

Staples: 570-420-0600

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

TV Satellite Dish

Contact manufacturer for proper disposal

Vacuum

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Water Heater

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

Washer

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100

VCR Player

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Webcam

Staples: 570-420-0600

Best Buy: 570-476-1421

Yard Waste

Scott Farms: 570-992-8500

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