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Posted on: October 13, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Hanover County holds special recycling, shredding event on Nov. 5

On Saturday November 5, Hanover County will host a special recycling event at the Mechanicsville Trash and Recycling Center.   Hanover County residents can bring household hazardous waste for free recycling and personal information or documents to be shredded from 8 a.m. until noon.

There will be no charge for liquids, aerosols, and solids, which are classified as household hazardous waste.  There is a 5-gallon limit in total which is based on container size. 

Examples of materials accepted during this event include oil-based paints, flammables, organic liquids, aerosols, oxidizers pesticides, herbicides and corrosive liquids. 

Also accepted are:

  • Solids accepted include 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. 
  • photographic chemicals.
  • Mercury thermometers and switches. 

No batteries, tube fluorescent light bulbs, explosives or radioactive materials will be accepted.

Up to four boxes (10” by 12” by 18”), paper bags or equal of documents will 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.       

The Mechanicsville Trash and Recycling Center is located at 7427 Verdi Lane. 

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