There’s a new drop off location for trash in Norfolk

Southside daily file/Courtesy of Pixabay)
Southside daily file/Courtesy of Pixabay)

NORFOLK — The city’s department of Emergency Preparedness and Response wants residents to take action in keeping things clean by properly disposing of trash.

A new drop off location, SPSA Norfolk Transfer Station on 3136 Woodland Ave., is open Tuesday to Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.

During storms, trash can contaminate the city’s waterways and ecosystems, according to the DEPR.

They’re asking residents to take action, clean up and head on over to the SPSA Norfolk Transfer station to dispose of the following items:

  • Automotive and household batteries.
  • Automotive fluids, fuels and oils.
  • Cleaners.
  • Compact fluorescent bulbs.
  • Inorganic acids.
  • Fertilizers and pesticides.
  • Paint and paint related products.
  • Pool chemicals.
  • Propane tanks.
  • Soaps, detergents and cleaners.
  • Waste fuels and solvents.
  • Waste oils.

To learn more about keeping the local waterways and ecosystem clean, click here.

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