Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event in Oak Ridge


POSTED: SEPTEMBER 4, 2019

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 14, 2019.

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 anything 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.

Participants are asked NOT TO BRING paint, electronics, alkaline or lead acid batteries, medical waste, explosives, ammunition, or automotive oil. Click here to view a full list of acceptable and unacceptable materials for this event.

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