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Posted on: October 27, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Hanover to hold special Household Hazardous Waste, Paper Shredding Event on November 14

Hanover County will hold a special household hazardous wastes and paper shredding recycling event on Saturday, November 14, between 8 a.m. and 12 noon at the Mechanicsville Solid Waste Convenience Center on Verdi Lane. 

During this event, Hanover County residents will be able to recycle household hazardous wastes and shred up to four boxes (10 X 12 X 18) of personal documents or information at no charge.

Household hazardous waste accepted for recycling at this event includes pool chemicals, pesticides, herbicides, household cleaners and oil-based paints.

Electronic waste will not be accepted for recycling at this event.

This event is for Hanover County residents only (ID required). No businesses will be permitted. No out-of-County materials will be accepted.  There are some special requirements for residents participating in this event:

All residents must wear masks.

All residents must stay in their vehicles.

Material being dropped off must be in the trunk, far rear of SUV/Van or bed of pick-up truck (furthest point from resident).

The contractors will remove household hazardous waste and paper from vehicles.

The Mechanicsville Solid Waste Convenience Center is located at 7427 Verdi Lane, Mechanicsville, VA 23116.

For more information, call the Department of Public Works at 365-6181. 


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