August 17, 2013

Need to recycle old computers?

If you missed the last County Household Chemicals and other stuff collection day, do not despair. 

Thanks to The Arc of the Virginia Peninsula folks, James City County and City of Williamsburg residents can recycle electronics for free now at the Jolly Pond Convenience Center. Arc will provide training to special needs folks to dissemble the following items:

  • Personal computers and workstations
  • Keyboards, printers and computer peripherals
  • Computer monitors
  • Cell phones
  • Mainframe computers
  • Consumer electronics and small household appliances
  • Circuit boards
  • Telephone equipment and fax machines
  • Switches, circuit breakers, voltage regulators and other electrical equipment
  • Connectors, cables
  • Communications and networking equipment

Items not accepted:

  • Hazardous waste
  • TV’s
  • Explosive materials
  • Flammable or ignitable materials
  • Compressed gases, including propane tanks
  • Reactive or toxic chemicals (paints or solvents)
  • Freon-containing units (air conditioners, refrigerators, etc.)
  • Wood, rubber, tar, insulation or dirt
  • Garbage, rags, and other debris
  • Radioactive materials, asbestos, PCB bearing materials
  • Infectious substances
  • Medical waste
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke detectors
  • Oil filled heaters
  • VHS tapes

The Jolly Pond Convenience Center at 1204 Jolly Pond Road off Centerville Road is open daily from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.