Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for April 6


Sunny days are ahead which means spring cleaning! Rutherford County is hosting an extra Household Hazardous Waste Collection this spring on Saturday, April 6th from 8:00am – Noon at the City of Murfreesboro Public Works Facility, 4765 Florence Road, Murfreesboro. A second collection is scheduled for later this year – Saturday, November 2nd.

Acceptable items:

    • Home maintenance/improvement products such as used strippers and thinners, adhesives, driveway sealant, roofing tar and wallpaper remover.
    • Home lawn and garden products that are accepted include pesticides, fertilizers and wood preservatives.
    • Pool chemicals
    • Photo processing chemicals
    • Aerosols/compressed gas
    • Mercury thermostats and thermometers
    • Fluorescent tubes
    • Compact fluorescent bulbs
    • Medicines and drugs (empty medications into a zip-lock plastic bag before bringing to the event. Needles and sharps in puncture-proof containers with sealed lids are now accepted as well.)

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    Items that are not accepted:

    For a fee and advance reservations, small businesses may properly dispose of hazardous materials immediately following this collection through the CESQG Program State of TN

    This is for businesses such as automotive painting and repair shops, beauty salons, construction companies, dentists, dry cleaners, painters, print shops, property managers, public storage businesses or any other business or not-for-profit agency that needs to dispose of hazardous materials. Please contact Clean Harbors Environmental Services at (615) 643-3170 or by e-mail for a price quote and appointment time.