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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event & Shred-A-Thon

Currituck County will hold the annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on Saturday, April 11, 2015.

In conjunction with the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event the Local Government Federal Credit Union will sponsor a Shred-A-Thon event from at the Judicial Center ONLY from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Collection sites will be established at the following locations:

  • Judicial Center: 
    2801 Caratoke Highway, Currituck,
    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Shred-A-Thon)
  • Southern Outer Banks Water Plant: 
    734 Ocean Trail, Corolla,
    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Clean Harbors Environmental Services will provide safe, certified collection of hazardous household materials at each site. Typical items collected include: 

  • Used and Unused Motor Oils
  • Household Batteries
  • Drain cleaners
  • Oven cleaners
  • Metal polish
  • Arts and crafts supplies
  • Photo chemicals
  • Floor cleaners
  • Dry cleaning fluids
  • Radiator cleaners
  • Rust preventatives
  • Wood preservatives
  • Wood strippers
  • Oil based paint
  • Paint thinner
  • Solvents
  • Sealants
  • Antifreeze 
  • Engine and radiator flushes
  • Transmission fluid
  • Pesticides
  • Herbicides
  • Brake fluid
  • Rodent killers
  • Pool chemicals
  • Muriatic acid
  • Creosote
  • Moth balls
  • Bleaches
  • Ammonia
  • Cesspool cleaners and Fertilizers
  • Clean Harbors reserves the right to refuse any waste deemed unsafe to handle or unsuitable for the collection. Such unacceptable wastes include:

    • Large quantities of unknown materials
    • Radioactive waste, including smoke detectors
    • Explosives, gun powder, flares, ammunition
    • Unstable wastes
    • Unknown gas cylinders
    • Substances regulated by the Drug Enforcement Agency
    • Biohazardous Waste, Infectious Waste, Needles / Syringes

    If additional information is needed, please call Currituck County Public Works at 252-232-2504. Someone will be at this number from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 11 to relay information as to whether or not inclement weather will postpone the event. A rain date will be April 18.

    This special event is sponsored by the Currituck County Board of Commissioners, N.C. Department of Agriculture and the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service. Local Government Federal Credit Union