DeKalb Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Event Saturday Morning

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Thanks to a commenter in FFAF, we’ve been alerted to the fact that there’s a DeKalb Hazardous Waste Disposal Event tomorrow morning.

This is one of the rare occasions when DeKalb residents can get rid of items at no charge such as: paint, batteries, lawn care products and cleaners.

DeKalb Household Hazardous Waste Event This Saturday

Cranky Old Timer sends in this info that could be useful to many of us…

Household Hazardous Waste Event sponsored by Keep DeKalb Beautiful and DeKalb County Sanitation

  • Saturday, October 2nd, 2010
  • 8 a.m. – 12 Noon

DeKalb County Sanitation Division

  • Central Transfer Station
  • 3720 Leroy Scott Drive
  • Decatur, GA 30030

What are household hazardous wastes? Household hazardous wastes are products that contain potentially dangerous chemicals and are no longer in use. These items should not be disposed of in your regular trash because of its potentially harmful effects on our environment. This event will offer our County residents the opportunity to dispose of household hazardous wastes in a proper manner free of charge.

Items accepted:

Aerosols, Mercury, Batteries, Adhesives, Flammables, Lawn-care products, Automotive products, Fluorescent bulbs, Photo chemicals, Hobby and artists supplies, Paints and paint-related products, Cleaners and swimming pool chemicals,

Items NOT accepted:

Agricultural wastes, Ammunition, Bio-hazardous/Bio-medical waste, Explosives, Non-hazardous waste, Pharmaceuticals, Radioactive materials

This event is free for DeKalb County residents only. IDs required. No registration required, though we recommend that you come early.