DeKalb County will hold hazardous waste recycling event on Oct. 15

DeKalb County, GA — The DeKalb County Sanitation Division will hold its fall household hazardous waste recycling event on Oct. 15 at 8 p.m.

The event will be held at the Sanitation Division’s Central Transfer Station, located at 3720 Leroy Scott Drive, Decatur, GA 30032.

“During the event, county residents will have an opportunity to properly dispose of dangerous household items that are no longer in use,” a press release from the county says. “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. Paint will be limited to 10 gallons per vehicle.”

The county will not accept: Agricultural waste, ammunition, radioactive materials, pharmaceuticals, biohazardous and biomedical waste.

Participation is open to all DeKalb County residents and it’s free. County officials may ask for proof of residency. Masks are required for event staff and residents.

“For more information, contact the Sanitation Division’s Customer Care team at 404-294-2900 or [email protected], visit, or follow the Sanitation Division on Twitter @DKalbSanitation,” a press release from the county says.

Here’s the event flyer:

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