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Hanover County Special Collection Event

April 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

As part of Earth Day 2019, Hanover County Public Works will be hosting an special household hazardous waste (HHW) collection event on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at the Mechanicsville Solid Waste Convenience Center (located at  7427 Verdi Lane) from 8 am – 12 noon. Hanover County residents can bring household hazardous waste for free recycling and personal information or documents to be shredded.

For liquids, aerosols and solids which are classified as household hazardous wastes, there will be no charge but a 5-gallon limit.  These are based on container size.

Examples of materials accepted include oil based paints, flammables, organic liquids, aerosols, oxidizers pesticides, herbicides and corrosive liquids and solids including: pool, hot tub and spa chemicals, household cleaners, muriatic acid, acetic acid, drain openers, oven cleaners, grease and rust removers, glues, mold and mildew removers, art and hobby supplies and photographic chemicals. Mercury thermometers and switches also will be accepted.

No batteries, tube fluorescent light bulbs, explosives or radioactive materials will be accepted.

Up to four boxes (10” by 12” by 18”) of documents will also be accepted for shredding.

This event is for Hanover County residents only (ID required).  No businesses will be permitted.  No out-of-County materials will be accepted.

Check with Department of Public Works staff directly (804)365-6181 for fee information, if applicable.


April 20, 2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Mechanicsville Convenience Center
7427 Verdi Lane
Mechanicsville, VA United States
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