annual electronics collections provided by Rockbridge County Recycling
Available once a year to all citizens of Rockbridge County, Buena Vista and Lexington for — laptops, desktop computers, hard drives, modems, plug and play devices, printers, scanners, copiers, telephone equipment (commercial), wires, cables, circuit boards, video game systems, DVD players, VCRs, microwave ovens, small electric household appliances (NO televisions).
Collection provided once a year by Rockbridge County Emergency Mgt at the county maintenance garage (spring) for — pesticides, herbicides, solvents, used oil, oil-based paint (no latex), antifreeze, fuels, batteries, mercury, tires. Once a container is empty, it may be put in the trash. Contact the Hazmat Coordinator for more information.
Same as "Hazardous Waste" except for latex paint. To dispose of latex, pour kitty litter into the can of paint and leave open to dry. When paint is hard, it may be disposed of in a recycling center household trash compactor.
Go to www.dmachoice.org to opt out of receiving unsolicited commercial mail. Shred unwanted mail that contains personal information before recycling to help reduce the risk of identity theft. Rockbridge County Recycling partners with The Main Street Group twice a year to hold shredding events. Paper clips, staples, etc. left on papers are OK.
Old or unused medications may be taken to Medicap Pharmacy at 2263 Magnolia Ave. in Buena Vista for disposal.
May be taken to Pack And Mail at 449 East Nelson St. in Lexington for reuse.
PLASTIC GROCERY BAGS
Recycle at the Lexington Wal-Mart.
Old blankets, towels, pet crates, leashes may be taken to the Rockbridge SPCA on Greenhouse Rd. at 10 Animal Place in Lexington for reuse.