Household hazardous waste – the batteries, paint and lawn chemicals many homeowners use – can be disposed safely at an event in DeKalb County next month.
Examples of other waste to be accepted are: aerosols, cleaners, flammables, fluorescent lights, mercury and photo and swimming pool chemicals.
Items not accepted include bio-hazards, medical and agricultural waste, pharmaceuticals and non-hazardous waste.
The event runs from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 19 at the central transfer station, 3720 Leroy Scott Dr., near Decatur.
Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.
Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.
Download the new AJC app. More local news, more breaking news and in-depth journalism. AJC.com. Atlanta. News. Now.
Download the new AJC app. More local news, more breaking news and in-depth journalism.