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2017 Household Chemical Collections
Click HERE for a printable brochure

THE FEBRUARY 11, 2017 EVENT IN JCC WILL BE HELD AT WANNER STADIUM INSTEAD OF WARHILL HIGH SCHOOL- Continue past Warhill High School and make the second left, follow the signs to the back parking lot.
We apologize for any confusion.

All collections are open to the residents of Williamsburg, James City County, York County, Hampton and Poquoson.  Proof of residency may be required.

*All events in 2017 will also be Computer Recycling Events-
please go HERE for more information

Acceptable Materials        Unacceptable Materials

What to do with Latex Paint       What to do with Medications

James City County
York County Hampton
Location: Warhill High School
4615 Opportunity Way
County Drive, Yorktown
(off Goodwin
Neck Rd)
Coliseum Drive, Hampton Coliseum Parking Lot Poquoson Municipal Building,
Municipal Drive
Times: 8:00AM - 12:00 Noon 8:00AM - 12:00 Noon 8:00AM - 12:00 Noon 8:00AM - 12:00 Noon
Dates: February 11-now at Wanner Stadium, see above

April 8
June 10
August 12
October 14

March 11
May 13
July 8
September 9
November 11
March 18
May 20
July 15
September 16
November 18
October 7
Acceptable Materials are those typically found in a home environment, and include products such as the following:

Household Maintenance: Oil paint, Latex paint, Stains, Solvents, Glue, Varnishes, Adhesives

Automotive: Gasoline and other fuels, Waxes, Gas/oil mixtures, Brake fluid, Engine cleaner (Motor oil and antifreeze are ONLY accepted at events held in the City of Hampton.  The remaining communities provide other options, please click HERE for more information.)

Lawn & Garden: Insecticides, Weed killers, Pesticides. Fertilizers, Pest Strips

Household Cleaning: Oven cleaners, Drain cleaners, Floor waxes and cleaners, Metal polishes or jewelry cleaners, Bleach, Degreasers, Septic tank cleaners, toilet cleaners

Miscellaneous: Charcoal fluids, Dyes, Kerosene, Swimming pool chemicals, Photo finishing chemicals, Rechargeable Batteries, Fluorescent Light Bulbs (including CFL's)

Unacceptable Materials

  •  TVs
  •  Alkaline Batteries
  •  Medications 
  •  Business or Medical Waste
  •  Explosives, compressed gas cylinders
  •  Shock sensitive materials
  •  Radioactive products
  •  Large quantities of unknown materials
  •  Ammunition
  •  Gun Powder
  •  Household Trash

What to do with Latex Paint

  • If the paint is old and dry, you can leave the lid off and dispose of in your regular trash. 
  • If the paint is still a liquid, you can add kitty litter or other absorbent material such as sawdust or mulch, and stir it well until it becomes very thick and will not drip or run.  Once you've done this, you can leave the lid off and dispose of it in your regular trash.  Please note:  this ONLY APPLIES to latex (water based) paint.






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