What are Hazardous Materials?
Handling Hazardous Materials
Solid Waste Management
Household Hazardous Waste
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
The next Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event in Williamson County will be held
May 7, 2016
from 8:30 AM to 2 PM at the Williamson County Administrative Complex located at 1320 West Main Street, Franklin, TN.
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events are
county-specific, so anyone is welcome to bring items to dispose of at the event. You can bring items from multiple households.
to view the 2016 Household Hazardous Waste collection schedule for Tennessee residents. Williamson County residents are welcome to participate in events in other counties throughout Tennessee.
What Can I Dispose of at Williamson County's Event?
for a list of items you can and cannot bring to dispose of at the Williamson County HHW event.
for more information about Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation's Household Hazardous Waste & Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator Program.
When you look in your garage, under your sink, in the basement, or inside your shed do you see a lot of unwanted pesticides, containers of dirty paint thinner, and other unusable household chemicals? If you answered "yes", you have hazardous waste in your home. Please gather these items for the Spring 2016 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event.
The annual Williamson County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event occurs once every spring.
listing of items
accepted at the household hazardous waste collection site at 1320 West Main Street.
When you arrive at the event, you will be surveyed to find out what county you live in and how many households you are bringing in items for. You will then be directed to disposal areas.
Any Tennessee citizen can participate in the Mobile Household Hazardous Waste Collection Service. The process is very simple.
Click here to check the 2016 household hazardous waste collection schedule
to determine a convenient event for you.
Additionally, The Tennessee Department of Agriculture runs an Agricultural Pesticide Waste Collection Program that will accept pesticides from farmers.
explosive, ammunition, radioactive, or infectious waste will be accepted at the HHW event.
lectronic waste will be accepted at Williamson County's HHW event; however, Williamson County residents can dispose of their B.O.P.A.E. items with the City of Franklin Sanitation and Environmental Services
for more information about the City of Franklin B.O.P.A.E. disposal site.
Click here for answers to frequently asked questions about household hazardous waste
courtesy of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.
Transporting Items To a HHW Event
When transporting materials to the site, place containers in sturdy boxes lined with newspaper to prevent spills and cross-contamination in the trunk of a car or back of a truck.
Be sure to keep materials away from children and pets.
For safety purposes:
Don't mix hazardous materials.
Keep them in their original containers.
Keep containers completely closed during transportation.
Double package any leaking containers.
Place any breakable containers in a box, cushioned with newspaper.
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