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Free hazardous waste collection event planned for Alpharetta residents

Alpharetta, Georgia – Residents of Alpharetta, get ready to declutter your homes of unwanted hazardous materials safely and for free!

Paint and household hazardous waste collection and disposal are the focus of this unique one-day event being held by the City of Alpharetta. Only citizens of Alpharetta city limits are eligible to participate on the event set to take place on Saturday, June 15, 2024.

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Variety of dangerous items that cannot be disposed of with ordinary garbage because of their possible health and environmental risks can be disposed of during this event. Accepted items include paint and paint-related substances, old gasoline, and various home, auto, and garden chemicals, among others. It’s important to note that this event requires pre-registration by Monday, June 10, 2024. Residents can find the registration form and a detailed list of acceptable items online.

The collection will take place from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm, and organizers emphasize that there will be no exceptions to these hours. Participants are urged to stay in their cars while qualified experts unload the hazardous goods in order to guarantee a seamless and safe procedure.

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This is the ideal chance for Alpharetta residents to properly dispose of these possibly hazardous objects because there is no cost to attend this disposal event. The city notes, nevertheless, that local businesses are not eligible for this service.

For those planning to attend, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Fill out and send in the pre-registration form by the deadline. Upon processing of your registration, you will receive an email with confirmation.
  2. Bring the confirmation form along with your hazardous items to the event. Ensure that items are transported safely, kept in their original containers, and separated to prevent any accidents.

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Residents may email Terry Porter at [email protected] or phone 678-297-6213 with any queries regarding approved materials or other event specifics. In addition to helping locals maintain the safety of their houses, this event guarantees that hazardous garbage is handled carefully, therefore helping to preserve the environment.

Gideon Blackwell


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