Household Hazardous Waste Collection Planned Saturday

For those who’ve started spring cleaning, the county government offers a household hazardous waste collection event Saturday, April 8 at the Harmony Park and Ride.

From 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., residents may drop off fluorescent light bulbs, dry-cell batteries, oil-based paint/stain/varnish, paint thinner, mineral spirits, metal polish, rust remover, wood strippers and preservatives, furniture polish, waxes, sealants and solvents, bleach, pesticides, insecticides, herbicides, fertilizer, pool chemicals, muriatic acid, ammonia, mercury thermometers and thermostats, gasoline, gas-oil mixes, expired fuel, auto cleaners and flushes, brake and transmission fluid, windshield washer fluid, fire extinguishers, moth balls, flea and tick powders and sprays, and other toxic chemicals.

The park and ride lot is located at 39464 East Colonial Highway. The next collection event is planned May 6 in Ashburn.

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