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DeKalb County Sanitation Division to host hazardous waste recycling event Oct. 12

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DeKalb County Sanitation Division to host hazardous waste recycling event Oct. 12

The DeKalb County Sanitation Department.
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The DeKalb County Sanitation Division will host a household hazardous waste recycling event, giving county residents the chance to dispose of dangerous household items no longer in use.

According to a county press release, 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 at the event.

The recycling event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, from 8 a.m. until noon, at the Sanitation Division’s Central Transfer Station, located at 3720 Leroy Scott Drive in Decatur.

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

For more information, visit the DeKalb County Sanitation Division’s website here.

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