Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

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Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Recycling Collection days are a free service for residents of the City of Lynchburg and the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Nelson, and Campbell, including the towns of Altavista and Brookneal.  These events are held at the Concord Turnpike Convenience Center 2525 Concord Turnpike Lynchburg, VA 24506. 

Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Recycling Collection days in 2019:
     
  • Saturday, October 12, 8 a.m. to noon
All participants must present a photo ID. Please bring small items in non-returnable containers. 
 
A completed Household Hazardous Waste/E-Waste Verification Form is required. Go to the Region 2000 Services Authority website to print and fill out the form to bring with you.
 
Amherst, Appomattox, and Nelson County residents must bring a voucher from their County's solid waste department. 

To obtain a voucher call:
  • Amherst County: 434-846-3324
  • Appomattox County: 434-352-8184
  • Nelson County: 434-263-7098
Acceptable Household Hazardous Waste
  • Acids/Bases
  • Aerosols
  • Antifreeze
  • Auto Starter
  • Brake Fluids
  • Batteries
  • Cleaners
  • Corrosives
  • Drain Openers
  • Flammables
  • Furniture Stripper
  • Herbicides
  • Kerosene
  • Lighter Fluids
  • Oven Cleaners
  • Oxidizers
  • Oil Based Paint
  • Pesticides
  • Photo Chemicals
  • Polishes
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Poisons
  • Solvents
  • Thinners
  • Used Motor Oil
  • Weed Killers
  • Wood Preservatives
Non-acceptable Household Hazardous Waste
  • Agent Orange
  • Ammunition
  • Dioxin
  • Explosives
  • Garbage
  • Gas Cylinders
  • Kepone
  • Latex Paint
  • Liquified Asbestos
  • Medical Waste
  • Oil Tanks
  • Pathological Waste
  • PCBs
  • PROWL
  • Prozine
  • Radioactive Materials (example: smoke detectors)
  • Recyclables
  • Silvex
  • Stomp
  • TCDD
  • 55-Gallon drums of anything!
Acceptable Electronics
  • Computer monitors (CRTs, Plasma, LCD displays)
  • Laptop and notebook computers
  • Televisions (console, projection-screen, Plasma, LCD)
  • Computer equipment
  • Computer systems (CPU units)
  • Computer printers, scanners, plotters
  • Computer accessories (keyboards, mice, speakers, cords, cables)
  • External disk memory and hard disk drives
  • Circuit boards and electronic components
  • Network hubs, modems, and routers
  • Toner cartridges (ink jet and laser jet)