Glass Recycling: Please dispose of unbroken, non-contaminated glass beside the solvent shed located behind Byrd Hall.
Printer Cartridges: Email Debbie Bronk or Betty Neikirk for donation to SPCA shelters and Gloucester Schools, respectively.
Batteries: The GreenTeam will collect batteries periodically to take to Gloucester Co’s household hazardous waste collection. These can also be taken to any other locality’s household hazardous waste collection. You may also contact Bud Davenport when you have a collection of batteries to dispose. Additional information can be found here http://www.batteryrecycling.com.
--All sealed lead-acid, lithium, and NiCad batteries -- contact Paul Nichols (safety office).
--Car, truck and small vessel (lead-acid) batteries contact Roland Billups (garage).
-- Compact fluorescent bulbs (CFL, curly-looking) -- contact Paul Nichols.
-- Mercury vapor bulls (i.e., from fume hoods) -- contact Paul Nichols.
-- Large fluorescent bulbs -- contact Facilities. (These will be crushed and placed in large drums to be shipped to Florida.)
Styrofoam containers: Qiagen Styrofoam products can be sent back easily through using the return slip on box.
Plastic Science products: USA Scientific Plastic Products disposal in various labs throughout VIMS.
Compact fluorescent light bulbs: These should be brought the household hazardous waste collections in the area. Also check out http://www.lamprecycle.org. For information on disposing of a broken CFL, please go to the EPA site on flourescent bulbs.