Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Recycling

The City of Lynchburg operates the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection days. It is an opportunity for citizens to properly dispose of material that should not be put in the landfill or poured down the drain due to toxicity or the potential for pollution of groundwater.

2024 Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Recycling Schedule

Dates:

  • Saturday, April 13, 2024
  • Saturday, June 8, 2024
  • Saturday, October 12, 2024

Time: ( 8 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Time subject to change )

Location: Concord Turnpike Convenience Center, 2525 Concord Turnpike, Lynchburg

What You Need To Bring

General Guidelines

  • Acceptable and Unacceptable Materials and Electronics
  • Available to: Lynchburg, Campbell County, and Amherst County residents only
  • Residents are strongly encouraged to wear a mask or face covering and cannot exit vehicles
  • Location: Concord Turnpike Convenience Center located at 2525 Concord Turnpike, Lynchburg
  • You must bring a photo identification with you
  • Please bring items in non-returnable containers
  • Trailers and Box trucks are prohibited from this event
  • For City Residents: this collection does not count against your free 500 lbs to the landfill
  • Do not bring latex paint (You may add cat litter or sand to fully dry and place in your regular weekly trash)
  • There is no fee for the HHW collection service

For more information, please call 434-856-2489 (CITY).

 

ACCEPTABLE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
AcidsFurniture StripperPolishes
AerosolsHerbicidesPool Chemicals
AntifreezeKerosenePoisons
Auto StarterLighter FluidsSolvents & Thinners
Brake FluidsLight BulbsUsed Motor Oil
BatteriesOven CleanersWeed Killers
CleanersOxidizersWood Preservatives
CorrosivesOil Based PaintsFlammables
Drain OpenersPesticidesPhoto Chemical Solvents



ACCEPTABLE ELECTRONICS


Computer monitors (CRTs, Plasma, LCD, etc.)

Computer Systems (CPU units)

Circuit Boards and electronic components

Laptop and Notebook computers

Computer printers, scanners, copiers, plotters

Network hubs, modems, routers

Televisions (console, projection screen, plasma, etc.)

Computer accessories (keyboards, speakers, cables, etc.)

Toner/ink cartridges

Basically, any electronic with a cord!

UNACCEPTABLE MATERIALS and PRODUCTS


Agent Orange


Pathological Waste


Ammunition


55 Gallon Drums of Anything


Dioxin


PCB's


Explosives


PROWL


General Household Garbage


Prozine


Gas Cylinders


Radioactives (e.g.: smoke detectors)

Oil Tanks


Recyclables (glass, plastics, aluminum, etc.)

Kepone


Silvex


Latex Paint


Stomp


Liquefied Asbestos


TCDD


Medical Waste