On Saturday, April 17, Hanover County will host an e-waste recycling event at the Mechanicsville Solid Waste Convenience Center at 7427 Verdi Lane. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.
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.
Computers, tablets and cells phones will be accepted and shredded (hard drive only for computers) at the event for a $5 charge.
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, cash and credit/debit cards.
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 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 numerous fires related to rechargeable batteries.
Alkaline batteries or smoke detectors will not 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 contractor will remove e-waste from vehicles.
This event is for Hanover County residents only (ID required). No business-generated material will be accepted. Call the Hanover County Department of Public Works at 365-6181 with any questions.