The DeKalb County Sanitation Division will host a biannual household hazardous waste recycling event on Saturday, March 25, 8 a.m. – noon, at the Sanitation Division’s Central Transfer Station, 3720 Leroy Scott Drive, Decatur.
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, 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.