Spring Household Hazardous Waste Event Free for DeKalb Residents

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Andrew Cauthen Pauline A. Andrea, Ph.D.  
Communications Manager Public Relations Manager  
404-371-2806 (o) 404-294-2092 (o)    
470-553-4408 (c) 404-971-2892 (c)  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 25, 2020

Spring Household Hazardous Waste Event Free for DeKalb Residents

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Sanitation Division will host a household hazardous waste recycling event Saturday, March 21, 2020, from 8 a.m. – noon, at the Sanitation Division’s Central Transfer Station, 3720 Leroy Scott Drive, Decatur, GA 30032.

During the event, county residents will have an opportunity to properly dispose of dangerous household items that are no longer in use.

Hazardous materials, such as aerosols, batteries, adhesives, flammables, lawn care products, fluorescent light bulbs, photo chemicals, paint, paint-related products and artist supplies, will be accepted. Paint will be limited to 10 gallons per vehicle.

Agricultural waste, ammunition, radioactive materials, pharmaceuticals, biohazardous and biomedical waste will not be accepted.

Participation is free and open only to DeKalb County residents. Proof of residency may be requested.

For more information, contact the Sanitation Division’s customer service team at 404-294-2900 or sanitation@dekalbcountyga.gov, visit www.dekalbsanitation.com, or follow the Sanitation Division on Twitter @DKalbSanitation.

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