Waste Connections of Tennessee

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2019 Household Hardous Waste Events

Waste Connections of Tennessee in Knoxville encourages residential customers located in the counties listed below, to plan to bring their Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) to these 2019 events.


TENNESSEE COUNTY HHW EVENTS

  • Anderson – September 14, 2019
  • Cocke – April 27, 2019
  • Hamblen – March 16, 2019
  • Jefferson – October 12, 2019
  • Monroe – September 28, 2019
  • Roane – May 11, 2019
  • Sevier – April 13, 2019
  • Union – May 18, 2019

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation determines who may participate and where the upcoming events will occur.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE

  • Any Tennessee resident can participate in the Mobile Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Service.
  • Only households may use the service to dispose of hazardous wastes.
  • No commercial, institutional, or agri-business waste will be accepted.

2019 SCHEDULE BY DATE (subject to change)

Saturday, March 16, 2019 - Hamblen County

3/16/2019 Time: 9:00 - 1:00
Hamblen County Courthouse, 511 West 2nd North St, Morristown, TN
Contact: Kat Morilak (423) 586-6422

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - Sevier County

4/13/2019 Time: 8:00 - 1:00
Sevierville Municipal Complex, 110 Gary Wade Blvd, Sevierville, TN
Contact: Lisa Bryant (865) 774-6677                                                                            

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - Cocke County

4/27/2019 Time: 9:00 - 1:00
Lowe’s Home Improvement, 120 Epley Rd, Newport, TN
Contact: Meka Henderson (423) 623-1050

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - Roane County

5/11/2019 Time: 9:00 - 2:00
Roane County Recycling Facility, 215 White Pine Rd, Harriman, TN
Contact: Ralph Stewart (865) 590-7779

Saturday, May 18, 2019 - Union County

5/18/2019 Time: 8:00 - 12:00
Union County Solid Waste Center, 295 Wolfe Rd, Luttrell, TN
Contact: Becky Munsey (865) 992-2666

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - Anderson County

9/14/2019 Time: 9:00 -2:00
Oak Ridge Public Works Department, 100 Woodbury Lane, Oak Ridge, TN
Contact: Geoff Trabalka (865) 463-6845

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - Monroe County

9/28/2019 Time: 8:00 -12:00
Monroe Co Hwy Dept, 3475 New Hwy 68, Madisonville, TN
Contact: Stacy Chambers (423) 442-2497

Saturday, October 12, 2019 - Jefferson County

10/12/2019 Time: 8:00 - 12:00
Jefferson County Landfill, 650 Grove Road, Dandridge, TN
Contact: David Gaut (865) 397-3544

WHAT HHW ITEMS ARE ALLOWED

Acceptable HHW Items

Automotive and Marine Products

  • antifreeze / coolant
  • body putty
  • carburetor and fuel injector cleaners
  • gasoline
  • grease and rust solvents, naval jelly
  • oil and fuel additives
  • starter fluids

Home Maintenance / Improvement Products

  • adhesives
  • driveway sealant
  • roofing tar
  • used strippers and thinners
  • wallpaper remover

Home Lawn and Garden Products

  • fertilizers
  • pesticides
  • wood preservatives

Miscellaneous

  • aerosols / compressed gas
  • compact fluorescent bulbs
  • fluorescent tubes
  • medicines / drugs
  • mercury thermostats and thermometers
  • needles and sharps (in a puncture-proof container)
  • photo processing chemicals
  • pool chemicals

Unacceptable HHW Items

Medical / Biological

  • any waste from a doctor's office, clinic, or veterinarian's office
  • dead animals
  • infectious wastes

Explosives / Ammunition

  • ammunition
  • fireworks
  • gun powder
  • military ordnance

Radioactives

  • radium paint
  • smoke detectors

Business / Institutional Waste

  • no agribusiness
  • no businesses, large or small
  • no colleges or universities
  • no home improvement or painting contractors
  • no hospitals
  • no schools

Miscellaneous

  • alkaline batteries - may be thrown away in the trash
  • automotive gas tanks
  • electronics – contact your local Solid Waste Department for guidance
  • empty containers of any kind
  • paint – contact your local Solid Waste Department for guidance
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If you need to speak someone about acceptable or unacceptable items, you may contact Bob Fletcher at 605-532-9265 who’s with the TN Dept of Environment and Conservation.

 


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