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Keep Cobb Beautiful’s annual FREE household hazardous waste event will be held next Saturday, July 27, at Jim Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, SW, Marietta, from 9 a.m to Noon, rain or shine.
Organizers ask that you remain in your vehicle during the collection process. They will access your vehicle or trunk to retrieve the items. The announcement states that you should be prepared to leave containers, boxes and bags, so don’t put the materials in any container you aren’t willing to leave behind.
It is recommended that you arrive early. No commercial vehicles are allowed and no waste from business will be accepted. There is a limit of 10 gallons of paint.
For more information follow this link.
List of Items that WILL be accepted (from the news release):
|Anti Freeze||Carburetor Cleaner||Oil Filters|
|Auto Body Filler||Diesel Fuel||Power Steering Fluid|
|Batteries (Auto/Boat – any type)||Engine Degreaser||Radiator Flushes|
|Brake Fluid||Gasoline||Transmission Fluid|
|Car Cleaners, Waxes, Chrome Polish||Oil (used or unused)|| |
|Herbicides||Roach/Ant Killer||Weed Killers|
|Abrasive Cleaners||Drain Openers/Cleaners||Pool Chemicals|
|Aerosols||Fire Extinguishers||Propane/Compressed Gas Cylinders|
|Ammonia-Based Cleaners||Floor Cleaner & Wax||Rug & Upholstery Cleaner|
|Batteries (any type)||Fluorescent Lamp Ballasts||Rust & Spot Remover|
|Bleach Cleaners||Furniture Polish||Silver Cleaners|
|Cooking Oil/Grease||Kerosene, Lamp Oil||Smoke Detectors|
|Compact Florescent Lights (CFLs)||Mercury Switches||Thermometers|
|Degreasers||Moth Balls||Toilet Cleaner|
|Deodorizers||Nail Polish & Remover|| |
|Disinfectants||Oven Cleaner|| |
Paint, Hobby & Pet Products:
|Adhesives||Lacquer, Stain||Propane tanks|
|Caulks, Glue, Cement||Mineral Spirits||Resins, Epoxy|
|Chemistry Sets||Model Airplane Paint||Rubber Cement Thinner|
|Driveway Sealer||Paint (latex & oil based)||Rust Proofing Products|
|Flea Collars||Paint Remover/Stripper||Turpentine|
|Flea Powder, Sprays, Shampoos||Paint Thinners||Varnishes|
|Helium Tanks||Photographic Chemicals & Solutions||Wood Preservatives|
List of items that will NOT be accepted:
|Bio-hazardous or Bio-medical Waste||Controlled Substances||Electronics|
|Explosives||Medications of any type||Radioactive Materials|