A Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event will be Saturday, May 14 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on the lot between the Smithville Church of God and DeKalb Farmers Coop at 725 West Broad Street.
Household Hazardous Waste is defined as corrosive, flammable, toxic, or reactive materials used in your home, car, or truck, or garden and lawn that is unwanted/unusable.
You can dispose of all those left over household chemicals, lawn and garden products and automotive materials that you've never known what to do with.
Things to bring:
Wood cleaners & polishes
Metal cleaners & polishes
Toilet bowl cleaners
Home Maintenance Chemicals:
Paint strippers & removers
Fingernail polish remover
Photo processing chemicals
Medicines & drugs
Fluorescent light bulbs
Needles/Sharps (in container)
Lawn & Garden Chemicals:
Grease & Rust Solvents
Air Conditioning Refrigerants
Carburetor/ Fuel Injector Cleaners
No medical or infectious waste (besides needles and sharps in puncture-proof containers), explosives, ammunition, radioactive waste including smoke detectors, or any empty containers. Waste from non-household sources such as businesses, schools, farms, churches, etc. will be accepted by appointment only. Call 615-643-3170 to request a price quote and schedule an appointment.
Oil and Oil-based Paint are accepted daily at the DeKalb County Convenience Centers.
For more information call 615-597-5175