Waste Management Stafford VA

November 5, 2016

Stafford County, GEICO


Accepted Landfill Materials & Household Hazardous Waste

We accept most usual household and commercial wastes on a daily basis. However, some materials are flammable, explosive or otherwise toxic and may require specific disposal. We offer specific days for disposal of these materials.

The next Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day will be held on Saturday, June 4 at a NEW LOCATION: the Stafford County Government Center parking lot at 1300 Courthouse Road.

Is something hazardous? Many items found in garages, basements, bathrooms and kitchens are considered hazardous.

The following common household materials will be accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Collection:

Kitchen: bug spray, floor care products, furniture polish and metal polish with solvent.

Garage: automatic transmission fluid, battery acid (or battery), brake fluid, car wax with solvent, diesel fuel, fuel oil, gasoline, kerosene, motor oil or other oils, oil-based paint and paint brushes with solvent, cutting oil, solvent-based glue, model paint, fiberglass epoxy, primer and turpentine.

Miscellaneous: artist paints and mediums, varnish, moth balls, swimming pool acid, gun cleaning solvents, dry cleaning solvents, lighter fluid, photographic chemicals.

Medical and radioactive waste will not be accepted.

to reduce hazardous chemicals in your home.

Commercial, School, or Entity other than a Residence
Our current vendor for hazardous materials is MXI Inc. If you need disposal for hazardous items, please contact MXI. Various charges will apply.

MXI Environmental Services
MXI Maumee Express
26319 Old Trail Road Abingdon, VA 24211

Fluorescent Bulbs
We accept most sizes: 4 foot tubes, corkscrew, U-shaped, and circular, fluorescent bulbs daily at the Regional Landfill. 8 foot bulbs are considered to be a commercial size and are only accepted on our specified hazardous waste collection days. Do to storage limitations and breakage during transport, we do not accept any fluorescent bulbs at our Belman Road facility. Please feel free to check with local home improvement and electronics retailers about bulb recycling opportunities too.

Latex Paint
If the paint is in good condition, consider donating it to Habitat for Humanity. Call the local office at (540) 891-5009.

If you have less than half a can, open the lid and let it dry. If you have more than 1/2 a can, you can add kitty litter, sawdust or a commercial product to help absorb the moisture. Once it is dry, homeowners can place it in your regular trash.

If the paint is oil-based, please save it for the next household hazardous waste day for proper disposal.

Source: r-board.org

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