Fall 2018 Residential Household Hazardous Waste Collection
Gloucester residents can safely dispose of hazardous chemicals used for pools, lawn maintenance,
and household cleaning during the Fall 2018 Household Hazardous Waste Collection scheduled on
Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Guinea Road Convenience Center, 7599
Guinea Road, Hayes, VA.
This event provides an opportunity for Gloucester County residents to dispose of automobile
hazardous waste such as antifreeze, brake and transmission fluids, gasoline (including gasoline/oil
mix), as well as automotive and other lead‐acid storage batteries. Used motor oil can be routinely
recycled at any of the county’s convenience centers. Gloucester residents can also safely get rid
of painting supplies, including paints, solvents, thinners, epoxies, and wood preservative. Also
accepted are yard, gardening and household chemicals such pesticides and herbicides, toxic and
caustic household cleaners, mercury, and pool chemicals. Homeowners may bring fluorescent light
tubes, LED and CFC bulbs to the collection event. Please note that items listed above can only be
accepted in amounts for “normal household use”.
Computers and computer monitors, keyboards, and printers will be collected as well as television
Some items are not acceptable at the collection. Unacceptable items are ammunition, explosives,
fireworks, marine and other flares, radioactive waste, asbestos, drugs and medicines, and other
The Household Hazardous Waste Collection is open only to residents of Gloucester County.
Two collections are planned annually. The spring collection will be held at the Middle Peninsula
Landfill and Recycling Center in the Glenns area in April 2019.
For more information about the event contact the Gloucester Clean Community Office at 804.693.5370
or email Leslie Bowie, Clean Community Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.