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Household chemical collection and computer recycling event to be held at Warhill HS

A household chemical and computer recycling collection event will take place on February 12 at Warhill High School. (Courtesy of Unsplash)

JAMES CITY COUNTY — The Virginia Peninsula Public Service Authority (VPPSA) hosts 16 household chemical collection events each year, including one next month.

VPPSA collects a variety of paints, fuels, solvents, pesticides, automotive products and other chemicals from Residents of Williamsburg, James City County (JCC), York County, Poquoson and Hampton.

2022 Household Chemical Collections and IT Recycling Events will begin at Warhill High School, 4615 Opportunity WayFebruary 12 from 8 a.m. to noon.

Materials accepted are those typically found in a home environment, including household cleaning materials such as oil paint, latex paint, solvents, glue and varnish.

It may also include gasoline and other fuels under 50 gallons, waxes, brake fluid, and engine cleaner.

Lawn and garden materials such as insecticides, weed killers, pesticides, fertilizers and pest control strips will also be accepted.

Materials such as TVS, gunpowder, ammunition and household garbage will not be accepted.

Computer items accepted for recycling include desktop and laptop computers, servers, cell phones, monitors and fax machines.

Recycling events will also take place at Warhill High School on April 9, June 11, August 13 and October 8.

They will also be held at locations in York County, Hampton and Poquoson throughout the year.

Proof of residency may be required at these events.

For more information and to see the full list of accepted materials, as well as event dates and locations, visit here.

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