Household Hazardous Waste
HHW is any leftover household product that is flammable, corrosive, reactive, or toxic.
Examples: Cleaning liquids, Mercury thermometers/thermostats, Oil, Pesticides, Fluorescent light bulbs, Propane cylinders, Antifreeze and automotive fluids.
How and where to dispose:
***denotes possible fee
- HOW: Dry it up. Mix in kitty litter, soil, sand, mortar mix or shredded paper. Leave the lid off to dry
- WHERE: Once dry it can be disposed in you trash.
- HOW: Dried or wet. Dispose properly.
- WHERE: TBD
- GOOD TO KNOW: Consider donating paint to local organizations.
- HOW: Transport in closed containers. Free drop-off locations.
- Advanced Auto Retail Stores
- Alcoa/Maryville/Blount County Landfill (240 Long Powers Rd./ 865.995.2892)
- AutoZone Retailers
- City of Alcoa Waste Oil Recycling Drop Off Center (corner of Springbrook Rd. & Edison St./ 865.380.4800)
- Toms Auto Repair & Detail (2025 Alnwick Blvd./ 865.983.7686)
- Tractor Supply Company (1800 W. Lamar Alexander Pkwy./ 865.681.3336)
Electronics and Appliances
- HOW: Anything with a plug.
- Alcoa/Maryville/Blount County Landfill (240 Long Powers Rd./ 865.995.2892)***
- B.C.S. Computer Recycling (865.274.9488)
- Best Buy of Knoxville
- E-Cycle of Knoxville (865.382.4530)
Medications and Drugs
- HOW: 24 hour Drop Off Box. No questions asked.
- WHERE: Blount County Justice Center (940 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy., Maryville)
- HOW: Dispose of in household trash
Fluorescent Light Bulbs
- HOW: All sizes, all styles
- Lowe's Home Improvement ( 1098 Hunter's Crossing/ 865.982.2117)
- Batteries Plus (220 Hamilton Crossing Dr./ 865.983.1901)
- The Home Depot (943 Foothills Mall Dr./ 865.983.6200)
Other Hazardous Liquids
- HOW: Dispose of properly.
- WHERE: TBD