Household Hazardous Waste for 2015

April 6th, 2015

2015 HHW Drop-Off Event

Tentative: August 22, 2015
9am – 3pm
*Please check here for confirmation of date and time

  • Cumberland County Service Center
    310 Allen Road
    Carlisle, PA  17013

*Event workers will unload your materials so please remain in your vehicles. Review the traffic flow pattern map (PDF) for the event.

Household Hazardous Waste
What Can I Bring?

  • Pesticides, Insecticides, Herbicides, Fertilizers
  • Oil-Based Paints, Stains, Varnishes, Sealers
  • Oil-Based Paint Cleaners, Thinners, Removers
  • Adhesives, Glues, Epoxies, Caulking, Sealants
  • Gasoline, Diesel Fuel, Kerosene
  • Antifreeze, Car Care Products
  • Lubricating Sprays
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Drain Cleaners, Degreasers, Oven Cleaners
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Propane Cylinders (up to 20 pounds)
  • Hydrochloric Acid, Sulfuric Acid, and Other Acids
  • Mercury, Mercury Containing Devices
  • Fluorescent Light Tubes and Bulbs
  • Automotive Batteries

What can’t I Bring?

  • Motor Oil
  • Latex (Water-Based) Paint and Paint-Related Products
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Household Alkaline Batteries
  • Chemically Treated Lumber
  • Biological Waste
  • Construction and Demolition Debris
  • Bags of Cement / Mortar
  • Medications
  • Ammunition
  • Explosives
  • Electronics
  • Asbestos
  • Tires
  • Used Absorbent Material (i.e. Oil-Dri)
  • Cold Patch
  • Household Trash

What Else Should I Know?

  • This event is limited to residents and small businesses only.
  • This event will end promptly at 3 p.m.

Please review our Where to Recycle – Specialized Items and Forms and Fact Sheets webpages for tips on disposing of some of the Unacceptable Items. Call 717-240-6489 with questions or for more details.

Early Morning Structure Fire Behind Bakers Restaurant!

March 31st, 2015

March 31, 2015 UAFD was called to Carroll Twp along the 500 block of Rt. 15 North behind the Bakers Restaurant.  Units from Dillsburg FD and Franklintown FD arrived on scene with Engine 65 laying in. Chief 23 arrived and was given command with Truck 23 given the assignments of Ventilation and Fire Attack.  Later in the incident Squad 23 was dispatched for manpower and arrived but was not used.  The fire was under control in about 25 minutes and no injuries were reported.  Special Thanks for Photos from Curt Werner.


Chief Salter early picture of fire early in incident 


Firefighter K. Kise sounding roof before cutting


Firefighter K. Kise and Lt. Keener going to roof


Firefighter K. Kise working on ventilation


Going to WORK!


Lt. S. Keener pulling some walls after fire was knocked down.



March 25th, 2015

NEW LOCATION for Annual Golf Outing for 2015!!!

March 13th, 2015


Upper Allen Fire Department is thrilled to announce the for 2015 our 10th Annual Golf Outing will be held at MAYAPPLE GOLF CLUB.  We have held the annual golf outing the past 9 years at Cedar Ridge and this year the committee decided that a change was needed.  Save the date of Friday, September 18, 2015 at 9:00 am.  We are really excited this year with this new challenge for golfers.



Runaway Tractor Trailer Crashes along Independence Ave.

March 13th, 2015






On Monday, March 9, 2015 at approximately 1:45 AM, the Upper Allen Fire Department  was called to standby for a tractor trailer that was off the roadway.  The truck crossed the roadway, ran over the curb and came to rest in a drainage ditch. Squad 23 and Chief 23 arrived and waited for the towing company to come and remove the tractor trailer.