Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Set for September 16


August 16, 2017

Anderson County Solid Waste Management and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) are sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection event on Saturday, September 16, 2017.

The collection is scheduled between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the City of Oak Ridge Central Services Complex located at 100 Woodbury Lane (behind the Hobby Lobby shopping center). This is a State sponsored HHW event and is open to all residents of Tennessee.

Household Hazardous Waste is considered anything that is generated in the household that has a hazardous property. Examples include household disinfectants, drain cleaners, adhesives, pesticides, old gasoline, and pool chemicals. A material is considered hazardous if it is flammable, corrosive, toxic, or reactive with heat or contact with metals.

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For questions or more information, please contact Anderson County Solid Waste Management at (865) 463-6845.