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☷ Spring Hill Tennessee - WilCo Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event scheduled for April 30
Spring Hill , state Tennessee ( By Press Release office)
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Williamson Countians and residents of neighboring counties are invited to dispose of household hazardous waste in a safe way at the annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on April 30 at the Williamson County Administrative Complex parking lot from 8 a . m . to 1 p . m .
Event sponsors Keep Williamson Beautiful , Williamson County Solid Waste Department and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation recommend preparing for this event early by looking around closets , basements , garages , cabinets , and outbuildings for disposable , hazardous items . Examples of items that will be accepted include paint thinners , automotive fluids , pesticides and herbicides , oven cleaners and drain cleaners , swimming pool chemicals , roofing tar , aerosols and driveway sealant .
Those disposing should store all hazardous materials in closed containers and line trunks with plastic or newspaper when transporting items to the event .
BOPAE items such as batteries , oil , oil - based paint , antifreeze , and electronics will not be accepted during the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event; however , the Franklin Sanitation and Environmental Services Department will collect BOPAE items on April 30 from 8 a . m . to 1 p . m . at 417 Century Court in Franklin at the year - round BOPAE collection site . The BOPAE collection is for Williamson County residents ' use only and is typically open Monday - Thursday from 6 a . m . to 4 p . m . , as well as the first Saturday of each month from 8 a . m . to noon .
Latex or water - based paints are not hazardous; these paints can be dried out at home and disposed of in the regular garbage once dry . Williamson County residents may take cans of wet latex or water - based paint year - round to the landfill convenience center located at 5750 Pinewood Road in Franklin during the center’s regular business hours . Proof of residency is required for county convenience center use .
No explosives and ammunition , medical and infectious wastes ( except needles and sharps in puncture - proof containers ) , or radioactive materials such as smoke detectors will be accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event .
Very small quantity generators waste , which is waste from non - household sources including small businesses , schools , churches , veterinary clinics , auto body repair shops , foreclosure company clean - outs and print shops , is acceptable by appointment only . Call 615 - 643 - 3170 or email Clean Harbors Environmental Services at
TNCESQG@cleanharbors . com
to request a price quote and schedule an appointment .
The Williamson County Administrative Complex is located at 1320 W . Main St . in Franklin . No collection will be accepted after 1 p . m .
For more information about the event , including a complete list of what will and will not be accepted as household hazardous waste , visit
www . williamsonrecycles . org
or call the Williamson County Solid Waste Department at ( 615 ) 790 - 0742 .
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