Anderson County Solid Waste Management along with the State of Tennessee’s Department of Environment and Conservation will be holding their Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at the Oak Ridge Public Works Building at 100 Woodbury Lane from 9 am to 2 pm.

WE WILL ACCEPT:

HOUSEHOLD CLEANERS: DRAIN OPENERS, POLISHERS, DISINFECTANTS HOME IMPROVEMENT / MAINTENANCE: ADHESIVES, STRIPPERS, THINNERS, REMOVERS HOME LAWN AND GARDEN: HERBICIDES, PESTICIDES, POISONS, FUNGICIDES, WOOD PRESERVATIVES
AUTOMOTIVE FLUIDS: OIL ADDITIVES & FUEL ADDITIVES, STARTER FLUIDS, SOLVENTS, CLEANERS, REFRIGERANTS, ANTIFREEZE*/COOLANTS, FUEL MISCELLANEOUS SUPPLIES: RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES*, LITHIUM BATTERIES, BUTTON BATTERIES, POOL CHEMICALS, CHEMICALS FROM CHEMISTRY SETS, MEDICINES / DRUGS, AEROSOLS / COMPRESSED GAS, PHOTO PROCESSING CHEMICALS

PLEASE DO NOT BRING:

PAINT*, ELECTRONICS*, ALKALINE BATTERIES**, MEDICAL & INFECTIOUS WASTE, EXPLOSIVES / AMMUNITION,
RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS (including smoke detectors),
ANY EMPTY CONTAINERS
AUTOMOTIVE OIL*, LEAD ACID BATTERIES*
NO COMMERCIAL & AGRI-BUSINESS MATERIALS

* These items are accepted on a year round basis at the Anderson County’s Blockhouse Valley Road facility.
** Alkaline batteries no longer contain mercury and can be thrown away in the regular garbage.

For more information regarding the event call Anderson County Solid Waste Management at (865) 463-5845.

Other questions or comments can be directed to the City of Oak Ridge, Public Works Department at (865) 425-1875.

News media contact: Candice Brogan at (865) 425-3546 or cbrogan@oakridgetn.gov.