Alternate and Supplementary Recycling Options

2015 Household Chemical and Electronics Recycling Collection Schedule
Location: Warhill High School
4615 Opportunity Way
Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 noon

Oct. 10, 2015

Computer and Electronics Recycling
  • Central processing units
  • Keyboards, mice
  • Laptop computers
  • Manuals
  • Miscellaneous (cables, power cords, etc)
  • Monitors
  • Printers
  • Scanners
  • Cameras
  • Portable radios
  • Palm pilots
  • Video games and consoles
  • Stereo equipment
  • DVD and VCR players
  • iPods or mp3 players
  • Battery back-ups

The city offers drop off computer recycling at the Household Chemical Collections.
If you miss the HCC Collections there are several computer recyclers in the area:
  • Sims Metals, 2116 Route 17, Tabb, VA 23693 (757) 599--4930
  • VersAbility Resources, 2520 58th Street, Hampton, VA 23661 (757) 896-8439
  • Staples, Office Depot and Best Buy
Fluorescent Light Bulbs/CFLs Recycling

Are collected at the Household Chemical Collections.
Also, local Home Depot recycles CFLs.  Bulbs can be dropped off at 6700 Mooretown Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188.

Motor Oil Recycling

Advance Auto Parts/454 Merrimac Trail, Jamestown Road Shell Station and Tewning Road Convenience Center.

TV Recycling

There are several options on the Peninsula, some at no charge--some charge a small fee.

Check the following charities:

  • VersAbility Resources (757) 896-8439
  • CHKD (757) 220-5437
  • DAV (757) 220-0839
  • Goodwill (757) 941-3140
  • Best Buy (757) 220-1352
Wire Hanger Recycling

Most dry cleaners will accept hangers.

Household Chemical, Computer and Electronics Collection

Acceptable items include:

  • Latex and oil-based paints
  • Automotive products
  • Lawn & garden products
  • Household cleaning products

Items not accepted:

  • Business or medical waste
  • Compressed gas cylinders
  • Explosives, ammunition or gun powder
  • Shock sensitive materials
  • Radioactive products or household trash

Goodwill 1260 Richmond Rd, Monticello Shopping Center, (757) 941-3140

Complete list of acceptable donations.

  • Furniture in good condition.
  • Domestics (e.g. sheets, towels)
  • Household (e.g. dishes, housewares)
  • DVDs, CDs, records, tapes
  • Small electrical (e.g. radios, clocks, lamps)
  • Accessories (e.g. handbags, belts, scarves)
  • Computers, printers and monitors

Salvation Army 151 Kristiansand Drive #109, (757) 229-6651

Donation value guide.

  • Automobile Donation
  • Clothing Donation
  • Furniture Donation
  • Appliances Donation (e.g. AC, TV, microwave, refrigerator, heater)
  • Household Goods Donation (e.g. blanket, curtains, lamp, rug)
  • Miscellaneous Donation (e.g. bicycle, board game, CD, monitor, printer, copier)
Donate Vehicles

Wheels For Wishes is a car donation program benefiting Make-A-Wish® Greater Virginia. They are proud to offer an easy way to recycle or donate unwanted cars, trucks, motorcycles, SUVs, RVs, or even boats, by turning them into a wish for a local child. Visit their website,, or call  1-877-442-9474 for more information.

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