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Posted on: November 16, 2015

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
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.
animal carcasses
products containing Freon or mercury
empty trash containers
latex paint
used motor oil

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