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2018 Household Chemical Collections
and Computer Recycling Events on the Peninsula

Click HERE for a printable brochure

Middle Peninsula HHC Events, click HERE

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

Acceptable Materials        Unacceptable Materials       Computer Recycling

What to do with Latex Paint       What to do with Medications

James City County
York County Hampton
Location: Warhill High School
4615 Opportunity Way
Operations Drive, Yorktown
(between Service Dr. and County Dr.)
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

February 10
April 14
June 9
August 11
October 13

March 10
May 12
July 14
September 8
November 10

March 17
May 19
July 21
September 15
November 17
October 6
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 (less than 50 gallons), 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.








Computer-related items accepted for recycling are limited to the following:

  • Desktop and laptop computers
  • Servers
  • Monitors (both LCD and CRT types_
  • Computer wiring
  • Desktop printers including multi function printers, or "all in ones"
  • Fax machines
  • Desktop photocopiers and scanners
  • Cell phones

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