DeKalb County residents will have opportunity to recycle hazardous waste next weekend

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart March 16, 2017

DeKalb County Georgia. Source: Google Maps.

Get read for DeKalb County’s free, biannual household hazardous waste event.

On Saturday, Mar. 25, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., the county’s Sanitation Division will help county residents “properly dispose of dangerous household chemicals that are no longer in use.”

A recent press release from the DeKalb County Sanitation Division says:

– 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.

The hazardous waste drop is located at the Sanitation Division’s Central Transfer Station, 3720 Leroy Scott Drive, Decatur, GA 30032.

Further information can be found at Questions should be directed to customer service, which can be reached at and (404)294-2900.

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