Free E-waste collection event Dec. 17 in Montgomery County

I want to inform you that Montgomery County will host a free E-waste collection event for residents to properly dispose of old and unused electronics.


The event will take place 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17 at Montgomery County Community College, 340 Dekalb Pike in Blue Bell. Enter at 595 Cathcart Road.


The following items will be accepted for recycling: CRT and flat-screen TVs and monitors (all sizes), computers, printers, cables, servers, stereos, video game consoles, cell phones, cameras, radios, dorm fridges and microwaves.


These items will not be accepted: Appliances containing Freon or liquid (full-size fridges, air conditioners, etc.) batteries, medical equipment, cassette tapes, e-cigarettes, light bulbs and other items at the discretion of the event staff.


No broken material will be accepted, and a maximum of three televisions per vehicle will be permitted.


If you have any questions about this event, you can email


In case of significant snow or ice, you can call (610) 278-3618 to hear if the event is cancelled.