The DeKalb County Sanitation Division will host its biannual household hazardous waste recycling event Saturday, Oct. 15, 8 a.m. – noon, at the Sanitation Division’s Central Transfer Station, 3720 Leroy Scott Drive, Decatur.
Participation is free and only open to DeKalb residents. Proper identification to prove DeKalb residency may be requested.
Participants will have 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, bio hazardous and biomedical waste will not be accepted. Participants will be limited to 10 gallons of paint per vehicle.