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Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up

  • Blount County Court House Parking Lot Court Street Maryville, TN United States (map)

KBB, Blount County, and TDEC will be hosting a FREE household hazardous waste drive-thru collection day on October 21 from 8am-1pm in the Blount County Court House parking lot. 

ACCEPTED ITEMS:
Automotive and Marine Products
• oil and fuel additives
• grease and rust solvents, naval jelly
• carburetor and fuel injector cleaners
• starter fluids
• body putty
• antifreeze / coolant
• gasoline
Home Maintenance / Improvement Products
• used strippers and thinners
• adhesives
• driveway sealant
• roofing tar
• wallpaper remover
Home Lawn and Garden Products
• pesticides
• fertilizers
• wood preservatives
Miscellaneous
• pool chemicals
• photo processing chemicals
• medicines/drugs
• aerosols / compressed gas
• mercury thermostats and thermometers
• fluorescent tubes
• compact fluorescent bulbs
• needles and sharps (in a puncture-proof container)

UNACCEPTED ITEMS:
Medical / Biological
• infectious wastes
• dead animals
• any waste from a doctor's office, clinic, or veterinarian's office
Explosives / Ammunition
• fireworks
• military ordnance
• gun powder
• ammunition
Radioactive
• smoke detectors
• radium paint
Auto parts
• gas tank
• tires
• filters
Construction / Improvement Products
• cement mix
• lime
• bone meal
• grout
Miscellaneous
• alkaline batteries
• appliances
• electronics
• empty containers of any kind
• friable asbestos
• machine parts/compressors containing oil or Freon
• paint

Cost are paid for by the Tennessee Department for Environment and Conservation. 

***PLEASE NOTE:
Alkaline batteries no longer contain mercury and may be disposed of in your trash. All other batteries, including lead-acid batteries, may be taken to Batteries Plus Bulbs at Hamilton Crossing for recycling. 

Empty cylinders (propane, freon, helium) may be brought to Spectra Environmental Group October 17-October 19 for disposal from 8am-11am and 1pm-4pm. There is a $20 fee per cylinder. 

PAINT both oil based and latex based will not be collected during this event. Latex may be dried out and disposed of in your regular trash. 


For information on disposal of unaccepted items, visit the Household Hazardous Waste section under the Resources tab.

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