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

Blount County Convenience Center (331 Levi St. Maryville)
Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays 8AM-4:30PM                                                                                            865.982.4652
Click for a list of accepted items

Alkaline Batteries

  • HOW: Dispose of in household trash

Other Batteries

  • WHERE: Batteries Plus Bulbs (220 Hamilton Crossing Dr./ 865.983.1901)

  • WHAT:

    • Lead acid (Pb) Batteries - Cars, Trucks and Emergency Lighting

    • Nickel Cadmium (NiCd) Batteries - Cordless phones, Tools and Two Way Radios

    • Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) Batteries - Camcorders, Cameras and Bar Code Scanners

    • Lithium Ion (Li Ion) & Lithium Polymer (Li Poly) - Cell phones and Laptops

Electronics and Appliances

  • HOW: Anything with a plug.

  • WHERE:

    • Alcoa/Maryville/Blount County Landfill (240 Long Powers Rd., Friendsville/ 865.995.2892)***

    • B.C.S. Computer Recycling (865.274.9488)

    • Best Buy of Knoxville

    • E-Cycle of Knoxville (865.382.4530)

    • Target (800 Watkins Road., Maryville)

      • MP3 players and cellphones

Fluorescent Light Bulbs

  • HOW: All sizes, all styles

  • WHERE:

    • Lowe's Home Improvement ( 1098 Hunter's Crossing/ 865.982.2117)

    • Batteries Plus Bulbs (220 Hamilton Crossing Dr./ 865.983.1901)

    • The Home Depot (943 Foothills Mall Dr./ 865.983.6200)

    • Blount County Convenience Center (331 Levi St., Maryville)

Other Light Bulbs

  • WHERE: Batteries Plus Bulbs (220 Hamilton Crossing Dr./ 865.983.1901)***

  • WHAT:

    • Plastic Coated and Shatter Shield

    • Spot/Flood Lamps

    • UV and Germicidal Lamps

    • Incandescent

    • Halogen

    • Cold Cathode

    • Metal Halide

    • High Pressure Sodium

    • Mercury Vapor

    • Ballasts

Latex Paint

  • 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.


  • WHERE: Blount County Convenience Center (331 Levi St., Maryville)

Medications and Drugs

  • HOW: 24 hour Drop Off Box. No questions asked.

  • WHERE: Blount County Justice Center (940 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy., Maryville)

Printer Ink

  • HOW: Bring to local store with recycling program.

  • WHERE:

    • Office Depot(727 Brenda Dr., Alcoa)

    • Target (800 Watkins Rd., Maryville)

Used Oil

  • HOW: Transport in closed containers. Free drop-off locations.

  • WHERE:

    • Advanced Auto Retail Stores

    • AutoZone Retailers

    • City of Alcoa Public Works & Engineering (725 Universal St./ 865.380.4800)

    • Firestone Complete Auto Care

    • O'Reilly Auto Parts

    • Tractor Supply Company (1800 W. Lamar Alexander Pkwy./ 865.681.3336)

    • Wal-Mart Tire & Lube Express