Poquoson residents (no businesses) may take their household chemical refuse to the Household Chemical Collection events sponsored by Virginia Peninsulas Public Service Authority (VPPSA). For information on when and where these events are held please visit the VPPSA website.
Residents can dispose of household chemicals and paint products, including: gasoline, insecticides, paint, brake fluid, herbicides, solvents and cleaners. Collections take place on Saturday mornings (8 a.m. to noon) from March through November of each year. This program is available to Poquoson residents; proof of residence is required. Please call VPPSA at 757-259-9850 or Poquoson Public Works at 757-868-3590 for additional information on the collection day schedule or for general information and restrictions.