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Posted on: November 16, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program Held Monthly

Notice to All Residences
The New River Resource Authority’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program is being held monthly at the NRRA Facility.
Rain or shine
Every second Saturday of each month from 8 am until 12 pm the New River Resource Authority will be collecting Hazardous waste from homeowners (not businesses) at our Covered Drive through Facility located on Cloyd’s Mountain Road ( the NRRA Landfill). Please save all of your household Hazardous waste and bring it to the NRRA on these days and Help us keep this material out of the landfill. For additional information on this program please call the New River Resource Authority at 674-1677.

Types of items that may be accepted
From the workbench:
? Oil paint
? Stains & varnishes
? Wood preservatives
? paint strippers & thinners
? solvent adhesives
? lighter fluid

From the garage:
? fuels gasoline, kerosene, diesel
? Propane containers 1 lb. Or smaller
? antifreeze
? engine degreaser
? brake fluid & carburetor cleaner
? transmission fluid
? Car wax & polishes
? Driveway sealer
? Roofing tar
? swimming pool chemicals

From the yard:
? Poisons, insecticides, fungicides
? chemical fertilizers
? weed killers
? moth balls
? flea control products

From the house:
? Rubber cement, airplane glue
? fiberglass resins
? photo chemicals
? furniture polish
? floor & metal polish
? oven cleaner
? drain & toilet cleanser
? spot remover
? rug & upholstery cleaner
? hobby supplies, artist supplies

What Not To Bring
• commercial, industrial or agricultural waste
• radioactive waste
• smoke detectors
• infectious or biological waste
• ammunition, fireworks, explosives
• fire extinguishers
• prescription medicines, syringes
• Propane containers larger than 1 lb.
• asbestos
• animal carcasses
• products containing Freon or mercury
• empty trash containers
• latex paint
• used motor oil

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