Hazardous waste collection event

Currituck County’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event will be held on March 28, rain or shine. Two collection sites will be available for citizens:

  • Currituck Judicial Center – 2801 Caratoke Hwy in Currituck from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Southern Outer Banks Water Plant – 734 Ocean Trail in Corolla from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Typical items accepted include aerosols, antifreeze and other automotive fluids, batteries, fire extinguishers, camp and grill propane tanks, alkaline and acidic cleaners, pool chemicals, fertilizers, weed and feed, pesticides, insecticides, fungicides, oil-based paints, paint thinners, wood filler, adhesives, caulk, mercury, thermometers, thermostats, and florescent light tubes.

Examples of items not accepted include latex paint, commercial hazardous waste, explosives, ammunition, radioactive materials, smoke detectors, prescription drugs, absestos materials, biohazardous waste, infectious waste, or needles/syringes.

Currituck County and EcoFlo, Inc. reserve the right to refuse any waste deemed unsafe to handle or unsuitable for the collection.

This special event is sponsored by the Currituck County Board of Commissioners, NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) and Currituck County Center of NC Cooperative Extension. EcoFlo, Inc. will provide certified and safe household hazardous waste collection. Disposal of all items is free for Currituck County residents.

If you have any questions, call Currituck County Public Works at 252-232-2504.