Hazardous Waste Event Reminder

Cocke County

Lowe’s Home Improvement

120 Epley Road

Newport (423) 623-1050

Saturday 9:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M.

From your friends at Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation:

This is a reminder from the Division of Solid Waste Management regarding our Mobile Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event (HHWCE) schedule near you for 2017. Now is the time to conduct an inventory of your household chemicals, regarding their content and labeling. Collection services are open to all Tennessee residents.

The acceptable and unacceptable items are available on this website: http://www.tn.gov/environment/article/sw-mm-household-hazardous-waste-acceptable-unacceptable-item

A couple reminders at the event:

  • Please remain in your vehicle at all times
  • Follow signs and directions of staff
  • Please keep all pets in vehicle
  • Only containers that have Flammable liquids will be returned upon a request.

2017 Household Hazardous Waste Event Calendar: http://www.tn.gov/assets/entities/environment/attachments/sw_hazcoll.pdf

Division of Solid Waste Management has technical experts available to consult and answer any questions regarding Household Hazardous Waste disposal and handling options. Please feel free to contact the program representatives or the website:

Bob Fletcher, Bob.Fletcher@tn.gov
615-532-9265 or 1-800-287-9013

Robert Wadley, Robert.Wadley@tn.gov
615-741-9251 or 1-800-287-9013

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