In Radford, household hazardous waste collection is held every month

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The New River Resource Authority’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program is being held monthly at the NRRA Facility (7100 Cloyds Mountain Rd) in Dublin, the landfill.

Collecting hazardous waste separately, like efforts on these days, keeps waste like pain and solvents and antifreeze out of the landfill.

This event for households, not businesses, is held every second Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. rain or shine.

The announcement requests that households save all of the hazardous waste  all month and bring it to the NRRA.

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

 

Types of Household Hazardous Waste include:

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

 

For additional information on this program please call the New River Resource Authority at 674-1677.