Westmoreland County hazardous waste collections

Posted on Friday, August 31, 2012 at 4:00 am

On Sept. 15, Westmoreland and Richmond Counties will hold their annual fall Hazardous Waste Collections. Residents should drop off materials as specified at the sites and times listed below for each county. For this fall collection, as in the past, Westmoreland County drop-offs will be received in the morning, and Richmond County, in the afternoon. In both counties, there is no charge to residents.

7:30 a.m. — 11 a.m.  Westmoreland County—at the A. T. Johnson Human Services Bldg., 18849 Kings Highway (Rte. 3), Montross.

1 p.m. — 4:30 p.m. Richmond County—at the Indian Fields Refuse Center, 135 Recycling Road (off Rte. 360), Warsaw.

Through these county-sponsored collections, residents can, with small effort and no cost, have a positive impact on the health of our land, our waterways and our precious coastal resources.

Please DO BRING : Spent Fluorescent Bulbs (including Compact Fluorescents), Unwanted Pesticides, Antifreeze, NiCad, NiMH and other Rechargeable Batteries, Cleaners, Non-latex Paint/Stains, Old/Contaminated Fuels, Household Chemicals, etc.

Please DON’T BRING: Tires, Car Batteries, Radioactives, Medical Waste or Prescription Medications, Smoke Detectors, Ammo/Related Explosives, Alkaline Batteries — not hazardous, Latex Paint— not hazardous but should be dried out before disposal with household trash.

Staff of Northern Neck Soil and Water Conservation District and VA Cooperative Extension will assist the two counties in this collection. Questions on the collections? Please call Northern Neck Soil & Water Conservation District at 804-333-3525, ext. 102.

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