Hazardous waste, electronics will be recycled free Might 7, 2022 at Stafford Airport

Electronics recycling assortment at Stafford Regional Airport [Photo: R-Board]

When you’ve got obtained harmful waste, earlier computer systems, tablets, cell telephones, cables, or previous printers mendacity across the dwelling, right here’s your prospect to recycle them for no price.

The Rappahannock Regional Strong Squander Administration Board and Stafford Center College Leo Membership invite Stafford County and Metropolis of Fredericksburg residents to get rid of their home dangerous wastes and recycle electronics — at no cost — on Saturday, Might presumably 7, 2022.

The gathering operates from 9 a.m. to three p.m. on the Stafford Regional Airport, 95 Aviation Means.

In accordance with the R-Board, these things actually shouldn’t be thrown within the trash or recycled: Gasoline, oil, paint thinner, oil paint, wood polish, furnishings stain, pesticides, and different dwelling chemical substances. Biohazards, well being care squander, explosives/ammunition, propane cylinders a lot bigger than 20 kilos, televisions, and outdated CRT screens won’t be accepted.

The Stafford Heart Faculty Leo Membership will take electronics for recycling on the operate. Cell telephones, laptops, iPads, printer cartridges, laptop computer or laptop cables, printers, microwaves, vacuums, toasters, different electronics, and smoke detectors will likely be acknowledged. Stafford County and City of Fredericksburg individuals can convey these merchandise year-spherical to the Regional Landfill, 489 Eskimo Hill Street, Stafford, VA 22554.

Route 628 (American Legion Street) will likely be shut on the bridge above Interstate 95. If you’re touring to the Stafford Regional Airport from Route 1, a signed detour route will likely be at Centreport Parkway.

Persons are requested to deal the family dangerous squander and electronics individually to ensure that the road strikes quickly. R-Board workers will get rid of the squander in accordance to all regional, state, and federal restrictions. For a lot extra data, r-board.org/hhw or cellphone (540) 658-5273.

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“The R-Board options the Home Hazardous Squander Disposal and Electronics Recycling Working day to ensure that Stafford County and City of Fredericksburg inhabitants have the prospect to get rid of their dangerous wastes and electronics successfully,” claimed Francesca Johnson, R-Board Area people Outreach Supervisor.

The R-Board accepts some household hazardous waste every single day on the Regional Landfill, 489 Eskimo Hill Road in Stafford, like motor oil (restrict 5 gallons for each resident for every working day), antifreeze (restrict 5 gallons per resident for every working day), and fluorescent lightweight bulbs (no 8? bulbs).