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DeKalb to Host Free Household Hazardous Waste Event – Oct. 21, 2017

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Sanitation Division will host a biannual household hazardous waste recycling event Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, from

8 a.m. – noon, at the Sanitation Division’s Central Transfer Station, 3720 Leroy Scott Drive, Decatur, GA 30032.

The event, sponsored by the DeKalb County Sanitation Division in partnership with

MXI Environmental Services LLC, offers event participants an opportunity to properly dispose of dangerous household chemicals that are no longer in use.

Hazardous materials such as aerosols, batteries, adhesives, flammables, lawn care products, fluorescent light bulbs, photo chemicals, artist supplies, paint and

paint-related products will be accepted. Items such as agricultural waste, ammunition, pharmaceuticals, radioactive materials, and biohazardous and biomedical waste will not be accepted. Participants will be limited to 10 gallons of paint per vehicle.

Participation is free and only open to DeKalb County residents. Proper identification to prove DeKalb County residency may be requested.

For more information, contact the Sanitation Division’s customer service team at

404-294-2900 or sanitation@dekalbcountyga.gov, or visit www.dekalbsanitation.gov.

 

https://www.dekalbcountyga.gov/news/dekalb-host-free-household-hazardous-waste-event

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