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Household Hazardous Waste Collection

September 29, 2018, 8 a.m. – noon
Laidley Field Parking Lot, Charleston, WV

West Virginia American Water has teamed up with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, the City of Charleston and Clean Harbors to present a household hazardous waste collection event. Stop by and drop off your unwanted household chemicals to help protect our drinking water sources.

This event is free to area residents. Business and commercial waste will not be accepted.

WE WILL ACCEPT:

Aerosol Cans
Automotive Fluids (motor oil, transmission fluid, antifreeze, brake fluid)
Batteries
Chemistry Sets
Compact Fluorescent Bulbs (CFLs)
Gasoline
Kerosene
Camp Fuel/Small Propane Bottles
Household Cleaners (ammonia, drain openers, acid cleaners, oven cleaners)
Pesticides/Herbicides (rodent killers, insecticides, weed killers, mothballs, fertilizer)
Photo Chemicals and Pool Chemicals

WE WILL NOT ACCEPT:

Ammunition
Appliances
Bulk Waste
Commercial and Industrial Waste
Compressed Gas Cylinders (large grill/medical)
Fire Extinguishers
Cylinders with unknown or unidentifiable contents
Drugs
Electronics (including TVs)
Explosives
Flares
Straight Fluorescent Tubes
Leaking Containers
Medical Waste (including needles)
PCBs and Dioxin
Radioactive Materials
Paint Products*
*Habitat for Humanity ReStore will be on site to collect latex paint in acceptable condition only. Read more about Habitat for Humanity ReStore’s latex paint recycling program here.

Additional resources:

Check back soon for helpful information on how to properly dispose of hazardous materials on your own.

Learn more about West Virginia American Water’s Source Water Protection Program.

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