Hanover County will hold a special household recycling and paper shredding event at the Mechanicsville Solid Waste Center (east side) on Saturday, April 21, from 8 a.m. until noon.
For liquids, aerosols and solids, which are classified as household hazardous wastes, there is a 5-gallon limit and will be no charge. These are based on container size.
household hazardous waste 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 water based paints, 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.
There will be no electronic waste recycling event this year but
there is a drop-off trailer for computer towers, laptops and wires/cords at the
Courthouse Convenience Center.
This event is for Hanover County residents only (ID required). No
businesses will be permitted. No out-of-county materials will be accepted.