Hazardous waste, among other items, accepted during 'Recycle Day' in select cities

California Recycling
Posted at 5:57 AM, Apr 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-17 18:55:20-04

NORFOLK, Va. - The City of Norfolk continues to celebrate Earth Month with "Recycle Day," held Saturday, April 17.

The event is free to Norfolk residents. Residents can drive by to drop off their hazardous household waste and plastic bags for proper recycling.

Items being accepted include household chemicals, paints and used motor oil. Iron Mountain will also be on location to allow people to shred sensitive paper documents.

The event is hosted by Keep Norfolk Beautiful, a city agency that promotes environmental responsibility through programs and education. The event runs from 9 a.m. to noon at the Huntersville Community Center, located at 830 Goff Street in Norfolk.

The City of Chesapeake is also holding its Recycle Day at the Chesapeake Square Mall, located at 4200 Portsmouth Boulevard, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Chesapeake Recycles Day will accept electronics, clothing, household items and hazardous waste. They will also accept up to three boxes of paper to be shredded but will not be performed on site. This event will not accept tires or plastic bags.