DeKalb’s Spring Household Hazardous Waste Event Returns after Two-year Hiatus due to COVID-19

Dekalb County

Participation free for DeKalb residents


After a two-year hiatus, the DeKalb County Sanitation Division will host its household hazardous waste recycling event Saturday, March 12, 2022, from

8 a.m. – noon, at the Sanitation Division’s Central Transfer Station, 3720 Leroy Scott Drive, Decatur, GA 30032.


During the event, county residents will have an opportunity to properly dispose of dangerous household items that are no longer in use.


Hazardous materials, such as aerosols, batteries, adhesives, flammables, lawn care products, fluorescent light bulbs, photo chemicals, paint, paint-related products and artist supplies, will be accepted. Paint will be limited to 10 gallons per vehicle.


Agricultural waste, ammunition, radioactive materials, pharmaceuticals, biohazardous and biomedical waste will not be accepted.


Participation is free and open only to DeKalb County residents. Proof of residency may be requested.


For everyone’s protection, masks are required for event staff and residents.


For more information, contact the Sanitation Division’s Customer Care team at

404-294-2900 or, visit, or follow the Sanitation Division on Twitter @DKalbSanitation.