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:
Automotive Fluids (motor oil, transmission fluid, antifreeze, brake fluid)
Compact Fluorescent Bulbs (CFLs)
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:
Commercial and Industrial Waste
Compressed Gas Cylinders (large grill/medical)
Cylinders with unknown or unidentifiable contents
Electronics (including TVs)
Straight Fluorescent Tubes
Medical Waste (including needles)
PCBs and Dioxin
*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.
Check back soon for helpful information on how to properly dispose of hazardous materials on your own.