Dispose of hazardous household waste courtesy of Keep Cobb Beautiful

the sign in front of the Cobb County Board of Commissioners buildingPhoto: Cobb County Courier/Larry Felton Johnson

Keep Cobb Beautiful’s annual home hazardous waste collection event is next Saturday, June 18, 9 a.m. to noon at Jim R. Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, Marietta.

You can register for the event by following this link.

Cobb County‘s weekly newsletter described the event:

You may bring many auto, garden, paint, hobby and pet products that cannot be recycled because they are considered hazardous to the environment.

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Items accepted and items not accepted

The Keep Cobb Beautiful website posted the following list of times accepted /not accepted:

Accepted Items

Auto Products

Anti FreezeCarburetor CleanerOil Filters
Auto Body FillerDiesel FuelPower Steering Fluid
Batteries (Auto/Boat – any type)Engine DegreaserRadiator Flushes
Brake FluidGasolineTransmission Fluid
Car Cleaners, Waxes, Chrome PolishOil (used or unused) 

 Garden Products

FertilizersInsecticidesRodent Poison
FungicidesPesticidesSoil Fumigants
HerbicidesRoach/Ant KillerWeed Killers

 Household Products

Abrasive CleanersDrain Openers/CleanersPool Chemicals
AerosolsFire ExtinguishersPropane/Compressed Gas Cylinders
Ammonia-Based CleanersFloor Cleaner & WaxRug & Upholstery Cleaner
Batteries (any type)Fluorescent Lamp BallastsRust & Spot Remover
Bleach CleanersFurniture PolishSilver Cleaners
Cooking Oil/GreaseKerosene, Lamp OilSmoke Detectors
Compact Florescent Lights (CFLs)Mercury SwitchesThermometers
CosmeticsMetal CleanersThermostats
DegreasersMoth BallsToilet Cleaner
DeodorizersNail Polish & Remover 
DisinfectantsOven Cleaner 

 Paint, Hobby & Pet Products

AdhesivesLacquer, StainPropane tanks
Caulks, Glue, CementMineral SpiritsResins, Epoxy
Chemistry SetsModel Airplane PaintRubber Cement Thinner
Driveway SealerPaint (latex & oil based)Rust Proofing Products
Flea CollarsPaint Remover/StripperTurpentine
Flea Powder, Sprays, ShampoosPaint ThinnersVarnishes
Helium TanksPhotographic Chemicals & SolutionsWood Preservatives

Items Not Accepted

Agricultural WasteAmmunitionAppliances**
Bio-hazardous or Bio-medical WasteControlled Substances*Electronics**
ExplosivesMedications of any type*Radioactive Materials
Syringes/NeedlesTiresTrash

*These items can be disposed of at our Medication Take Back Day.

** These items can be disposed of at our Community Recycling Event.

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1 Comment on "Dispose of hazardous household waste courtesy of Keep Cobb Beautiful"

  1. Norman watson | July 22, 2022 at 12:35 am | Reply

    where can I take my hazardous household waste? I have car motor oil, weed killer, insect killer

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