The DeKalb County Sanitation Division will host a household hazardous waste recycling event Saturday, Oct. 20 from 8 a.m. until noon, at the Sanitation Division’s Central Transfer Station, 3720 Leroy Scott Drive in Decatur.

The event offers county residents an opportunity to properly dispose of dangerous household items that are no longer in use.

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. Agricultural waste, ammunition, radioactive materials, pharmaceuticals, and biohazardous and biomedical waste will not be accepted. Paint will be limited to 10 gallons per vehicle.

Participation is free and only open to DeKalb County residents. Proper identification to prove DeKalb County residency may be requested.

For more information, contact the Sanitation Division’s customer service team at

404-294-2900 or sanitation@dekalbcountyga.gov, or visit www.dekalbsanitation.gov.

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