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Environment >> Household Hazardous Waste >> Materials Accepted
Environment

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

Program Rules | Materials Accepted | Appt. Calendar | Participating Communities | Appt. Scheduling

 

Materials Accepted

The City's Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) facility is located within the City's Resource Recovery Park,
2101 SE Hamblen Road.  See map.

 

APPOINTMENTS 
SCHEDULED IN ADVANCE 
ARE REQUIRED!

 

 

 

With an appointment, residents and members of participating communities can properly dispose of up to
100 pounds of their unwanted RESIDENTIAL HHW per household per appointment per day at no charge. 

The City's HHW facility accepts most RESIDENTIAL cleaners and hazardous products; however, certain materials cannot be accepted, as identified in the following table:  


 
NOTE:  One full gallon of paint = 10 pounds

Materials NOT Accepted

- COMMERCIAL waste
-
dried paint *
- empty containers *
- leaking containers
- wax products
- cooking oil (except peanut oil)

- electronics (computer components, chargers, etc.)
- asbestos
- explosives
- medical waste or syringes
- radioactive waste
- known PCB waste

DRIED PAINT and EMPTY CONTAINERS *
Remove the lid and discard directly into your trash.

 
Please bring materials in their original, labeled containers, if possible.

Staff reserves the right to refuse any questionable materials.


To schedule an appointment, visit the HHW Appointment Scheduling page.

For questions OTHER than appointment scheduling, contact the Environmental Programs Manager or call 969-1800.