Area 1 SANITATION CONVENIENCE CENTERS Now Open at New Location

5101 Grays Avenue and 3033 S 63rd St. between Passyunk Avenue and Lindbergh BLVD

Sanitation Convenience Centers are available – and free – for Philadelphia residents only.

From October 1 through March 31 all locations are open Monday through Saturday between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. From April 1 through September 30 all locations are open Monday through Saturday between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m.

The following types of materials are accepted for free at the Sanitation Convenience Centers:

Automotive tires, limited to four per day

Bulk items, large metal household items/appliances or items containing refrigerants, limited to two a day

Christmas trees

Collectible rubbish, up to six receptacles (or 12 bags)

E-waste, including computers, monitors, televisions, and other computer-related equipment

Latex- or water-based paint cans that are partially full can be solidified by adding an absorbent material such as “kitty litter” or newspaper prior to disposal

Mattresses and box springs, unwrapped

Recyclable materials, as part of the City’s Recycling Program

Yard waste, accepted for recycling, and must be free of contamination and contained in paper bags only

Residents wishing to use the Sanitation Convenience Centers must show proof of Philadelphia residency as the centers are free for City residents’ use only. Residents can drop off regular household items once a day and oversized items once a week. Personal passenger vehicles/pickup trucks may be used, or commercial/rental trucks (i.e., U-Haul, Rider, Home Depot, etc.) carrying non-commercial loads, with a gross vehicle weight (GVW) under 6,000 pounds to enter the convenience centers. No commercial contractors or vehicles carrying commercial loads are allowed to use the facilities.

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