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VPPSA 2009 Collection Dates
Turn in your household hazardous waste

The Virginia Peninsulas Public Service Authority (VPPSA) will be holding several special collection events. Residents of Hampton, Fort Monroe, James City County, Poquoson, Williamsburg and York County may dispose of their household hazardous waste at these events.

Event Dates and Locations

Hampton/Fort Monroe
Public Works Operations Complex
419 North Armistead Ave.

  • July 18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • September 19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • November 21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

James City County/Williamsburg
JCSA Staff Parking Lot
Tewning Road (off Ironbound Road)

  • June 13
  • August 8
  • October 10

Municipal Building
Municipal Drive

  • October 3

York County
County Drive
Yorktown (off Goodwin Neck Road)

  • July 11
  • September 12
  • November 14

Examples of acceptable household hazardous waste:

  • Paint
  • Varnish
  • Gas
  • Weed Killer
  • Fertilizer
  • Wax
  • Polish
  • Bleach
  • Degreaser
  • Dye
  • Charcoal Fluids
  • Flourescent and CFL bulbs

For information and a schedule of events call the Virginia Peninsulas Public Service Authority at 757-259-9850 or go to T

he Southeastern Public Service Authority has regular hours at their collection sites. Please visit for locations and hours.

The City of Newport News also has scheduled household hazardous waste and electronics collection dates.






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