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
Blakeslee, PA 18610

Ammunition

Contact State/Local Police

Antifreeze

The Waste Authority’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Hazleton Oil & Environmental: 570-929-1793
Hazleton, PA 18201-7913

Batteries (AA, AAA, C, D)

Trash Bin

Bleach/Cleaning Products

The Waste Authority’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Book

Check local library or other donation options

Recycling Bin (take cover off hardcover books before recycling)

Building Material

Landfill

Camera

Best Buy: 570-476-1421
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Car Battery

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100
Blakeslee, PA 18610

Advance Auto Parts: 570-992-4592
Brodheadsville, PA 18322

Car Radio

Best Buy: 570-476-1421
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Car Seat

Trash Bin

Contact manufacturer for potential mail back service on outdated products

Carbon Monoxide Detector

Contact manufacturer for information on proper disposal

CDs, DVDs, VHS Tapes

Trash Bin

Cell Phone

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100
Blakeslee, PA 18610

Children’s Toy

Trash Bin

Contact manufacturer for information on proper disposal

Dead Animal (other than deer)

Animal Control

Veterinarian

PA Game Commission: 570-675-1143
Dallas, PA 18612-0220

Dehumidifier

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100
Blakeslee, PA 18610

Dishwasher

Best Buy: 570-476-1421
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

DVD/Blu-Ray Player

Best Buy: 570-476-1421
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Electric Tools

Contact manufacturer for information on proper disposal

Electronics NOT ACCEPTED at The Waste Authority

Best Buy: 570-476-1421
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Contact manufacturer for information on proper disposal

Fertilizer Bag

The Waste Authority’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Fire Extinguisher

The Waste Authority’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Fireworks

Contact State/Local Police

Flags (USA)

Blakeslee – United States Postal System Building
Box outside USPS to dispose

Food & Beverage Glass Bottles

Recycling Bin

Freon Containing Appliances

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100
Blakeslee, PA 18610

Gas/Fuel/Other Automotive Products

The Waste Authority’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Hairstyling Heat Tool

Best Buy: 570-476-1421
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Helium Tank (empty)

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100
Blakeslee, PA 18610

Humidifier

Metal
The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100
Blakeslee, PA 18610

Plastic
Trash Bin

Ink Cartridge

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100
Blakeslee, PA 18610

Insecticides

The Waste Authority’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Latex Paint

Buy paint hardener or cat litter, when paint is dry it can be disposed of in your trash bin

Hazleton Oil & Environmental: 570-929-1793
Hazleton, PA 18201-7913

Lithium Batteries

The Waste Authority’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Magazine

Recycling Bin

Mattress

Landfill

Medication (unused or expired)

St. Luke’s Hospital – Monroe Campus
Medication Disposal

Mercury Containing Device

Earth 911 for information on proper disposal

Mercury Thermometers can be brought to The Waste Authority

Metal and Scrap

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100
Blakeslee, PA 18610

Microwave

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100
Blakeslee, PA 18610

Motor Oil

The Waste Authority’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Advance Auto Parts: 570-424-5125
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Oil Based Paint

The Waste Authority’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Oil (cool and small amounts)

Trash Bin

Oxygen Tank

Contact manufacturer for information on proper disposal

Pet Waste

Trash Bin

Plastic Bag

Return to supermarket for recycling

Plastics 3-7

Trash Bin (unless otherwise approved in Monroe County)

Poisons

The Waste Authority’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Pool Chemicals

The Waste Authority’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Contact local pool or pool supply store for information on proper disposal

Pool Liner

Trash Bin

Pressure Treated Lumber

Landfill

Propane Tank (empty)

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100
Blakeslee, PA 18610

Radio

Best Buy: 570-476-1421
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Shredder

Best Buy: 570-476-1421
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Smoke Detector

Contact manufacturer for information on proper disposal

Speaker

Best Buy: 570-476-1421
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Styrofoam

Trash Bin

Thermometer

Trash Bin

Toothpaste Tube

Trash Bin

Recycle Bin if packaging says it is recyclable and it is cleaned

TV Satellite Dish

Contact manufacturer for information on proper disposal

VCR

Best Buy: 570-476-1421
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Water Heater

The Waste Authority: 570-643-6100
Blakeslee, PA 18610

Yard Waste

Scott Farms: 570-992-8500
Saylorsburg, PA 18353

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