Household Hazardous Waste Facility


The Household Hazardous Waste Facility is a part of the Resource Recovery Center ​at the City​ Landfill​  ​(pictured). Virginia Beach residents may bring the products listed below to the facility to be disposed of safely and free of charge.

Household hazardous waste must be generated in the City of Virginia Beach from the primary residence and delivered in a privately owned non-commercial automobile, station wagon, passenger or minivan, unmodified low-sided pickup truck, or a trailer that is no larger than a pickup truck bed. Proof of Virginia Beach residency must be provided.
Disposal is limited to five gallons of liquid or 75 pounds of solid waste per visit.

The following items are accepted at the HHW Facility:​
Cleaning Products:
  • Drain Cleaners
  • Wood & Metal Cleaners/ Polishes
  • Toilet Cleaners
  • Tub, Tile, Shower Cleaners
  • Bleach
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Oven Cleaners
  • Degreasers
Indoor Pesticides:
  • Ant Poisons
  • Cockroach Poisons
  • Flea Repellants
  • Household Insecticides
  • Moth Repellants
  • Mouse & Rat Poisons
Automotive Products:
  • Motor Oil
  • Fuel Additives
  • Carburetor & Fuel Injector Cleaners
  • Air Conditioning Refrigerants
  • Starting Fluids
  • Automotive Batteries
  • Transmission & Brake Fluid
  • Antifreeze
  • Gasoline/Diesel Fuel
Outdoor Lawn and Garden:
  • Herbicides
  • Insecticides
  • Wood Preservatives / Fungicides
  • Pesticides
  • Fertilizer
  • Driveway Sealer
Batteries (Small quantities used in household applications):
  • Automotive and all rechargeable batteries such as Lithium-ion, Ni-Cd,​ Ni-MH ​
Other Flammable Products:
  • Propane Tanks & Cylinders
  • Lighter Fluid
  • Home Heating Oil
  • Kerosene
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Gas / Oil Mixtures
  • Nail Polish Removers
  • Mercury Containing Thermostats
  • Mercury Thermometer
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
Workshop/Painting Supplies:
  • Adhesives & Glue
  • Furniture Strippers
  • Oil or Enamel Based Paint
  • Stains & Finishes
  • Paint Thinners & Turpentine
  • Paint Strippers & Removers
  • Photographic Chemicals
  • Fixatives & other Solvents
NOTE: Acrylic, Latex, and Oil-based paints can be disposed of in the trash. Allow to dry out first, using paint solidifier, mulch, shredded paper, or kitty litter to dry the paint can. 
Contact Information

 Location and Hours

1989 Jake Sears Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23464

Tuesday through Saturday​
​7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ​​​​