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Residential Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection event this weekend

May 17, 2018--8:17 a.m.

Staff reports

The Rome-Floyd Recycling Center is hosting a Residential Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, May 19th, at the Center in North Rome.

The address is 405 Watters Street.

Collection hours are from 9 am – 3 pm and you must call 706-291-5266 to make an appointment.

Please call before 5 pm on Friday, May 18th for an appointment.

Please help keep these items out of our waste stream and our groundwater.

HHW is described as anything liquid ‘that you would not want to drink’.

Items typically collected include paint, oil, herbicides, and pesticides.

If you don’t know what it is, bring it on.

They will have a chemist on site to test, load, and remove all material on the 19th. 

They will also be collecting electronics such as computers (and all periphery) and televisions, cameras, recorders, etc.

Be advised – the schedule is limited to the first 360 to secure a slot.