Household Hazardous Waste Collection
Household Hazardous Waste Collection
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Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1810 Hembree Road, Alpharetta, GA 30009

The City of Roswell's Public Works/Environmental Department will host the Household Hazardous Waste Collection event on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Commercial entities are encouraged not to attend as this event will cater to Roswell residents only.

The event will run from 9:00 AM until noon and will be held at 1810 Hembree Road (Public Works/Transportation/Fire Facilities). Please note this event will not be held at the Roswell Recycling Center.

Items accepted:

  • Paint thinner/turpentine
  • Pesticides including: fertilizers, herbicides, flea and tick products, fungicides, insecticides, rodenticides
  • Undiluted pool chemicals
  • Household cleaners
  • Fluorescent bulbs
  • Propane gas cylinders
  • Mercury thermometers/thermostats
  • Household batteries (non-rechargeable)
  • Aerosols including aerosol paint
  • Automotive brake fluid/used motor oil filters
  • Gasoline
Note: No latex paint or oil-based paint will be accepted.
  • Roswell residents (proof required) may bring residential quantities—one load of what fits in the trunk of a car, the back of an SUV or minivan, or up to a single layer of containers in the bed of a pick-up truck—of liquid latex and/or oil-based paint (not dried out or mixed with cat box filler) in the original can with the original readable label on it. No leaking cans will be accepted. For more information, please call the Roswell Recycling Center at 770-442-8822 during business hours.
  • To properly dispose of oil-based or latex paints that do not qualify for recycling, add kitty litter or saw dust to them before placing the cans—lid off—in the garbage. Only empty paint cans or cans with solidified paint can be put into a garbage container.
The CARE Environmental Corporation will be handling and disposing of the materials. Materials cannot be dropped off prior to the event.

For more information please contact Lisa Hines at or 770-641-3715.