The Department of Construction & Waste Management will host its last Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection of the year this Saturday at Heritage High School from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event is for Loudoun County residents only.
Items that will be collected include fluorescent bulbs, household batteries, paint thinners, rust removers, furniture polish, pesticides/insecticides/herbicides, pool chemicals, old fuels including gas/oil mixes, and many others.
Latex or water-based paints are not a hazardous waste and can be dried or solidified and disposed of in your household garbage.
Used motor oil, antifreeze, automobile batteries, lead-acid batteries, propane tanks and electronics will not be accepted.
For more information, including tips on proper paint disposal, and items accepted or not accepted at the event, visit www.loudoun.gov/hhw or call 703-777-0187.