Hanover County will hold a special recycling event at the Mechanicsville Solid Waste Center (east side) on Saturday, April 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
‘E-waste’ items accepted at no charge will include computers, computer accessories (cables, wires, keyboards, mice, speakers, etc.), printers, scanners, copiers, fax machines, telephones & cell phones, VCRs, camcorders, stereos, microwaves or anything with a plug.
‘E-waste’ items for which there is a charge include TV and computer monitors under 27 inches measured diagonally ($10). Units greater than 27 inches measured diagonally will cost $20. There is no charge for flat screen monitors.
Hard drives can be destroyed on site for $5 each. Payment can be made only by checks.
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.