• Help keep harmful pollutants out of our drinking water!


        Bring by your unwanted paints, stains, fuels, cleaners, and other hazardous wastes to Northern Virginia Community College in Sterling on Saturday, Sept. 19th from 8:30am-2:30pm during the Household Hazardous Waste collection event. The next collection will be held Oct. 24th in Hamilton.

        Accepted Items:

        • Fluorescent bulbs
        • Oil-based paint/stains/varnishes
        • Paint thinners
        • Metal polishes
        • Rust removers
        • Wood preservatives
        • Old fuels: gas/oil mixes, kerosene, & diesel

        NOT accepted for HHW*

        • Used motor oil
        • Antifreeze
        • Automobile batteries
        • Lead-acid batteries
        • Propane tanks

        *These items can be dropped off year round at the Loudoun County Solid Waste Management Facility on Evergreen Mills Road in Leesburg.

        For more information go to www.loudoun.gov/hhw or call the Solid Waste Management Office at (703) 777-0187.