On Saturday, April 27, Hanover County will host an e-waste collection event at the Mechanicsville Solid Waste Convenience Center at 7427 Verdi Lane. The event will be from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Flat screen monitors will cost $6 per unit to recycle and flat screen televisions will cost $14 per unit. CRT (old convex style) monitors or televisions will not be accepted.
All hard drives will be shredded and the other equipment will be destroyed and recycled. They will not be resold.
Printers under 25 pounds will cost $2 per unit to recycle and those over 25 pounds will cost $5 per unit.
You will be able to pay with checks or cash. Credit cards will not be accepted.
All other electrical items (anything with a plug except appliances that contain Freon) including microwaves will be accepted without charge. All items with plugs will be shredded and recycled.
In addition, rechargeable batteries will be accepted for recycling at this event. Be aware that these batteries can pose a fire hazard. Hanover County solid waste facilities have experienced 3 fires in the last 3 months related to rechargeable batteries.
Alkaline batteries or smoke detectors will not be accepted.