Keep Sevier Beautiful Offers Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Wednesday, December 08, 2021 | 08:35am

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today joined community group Keep Sevier Beautiful in announcing a household hazardous waste facility opening Dec. 13 in Sevierville.

The facility, which will be open to all households, will be at 943 Centerview Rd., Sevierville and will be open Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m. and Saturdays 7 a.m.-noon.

“This is an excellent opportunity for anyone to dispose of household hazardous waste,” Lisa Hughey, director of TDEC’s Division of Solid Waste Management, said. “It offers convenience for such disposal, and we are grateful to Keep Sevier Beautiful for leading this effort.”

Tennesseans are encouraged to visit the facility to dispose of various items, including automotive and marine products such as fuel and oil additives, antifreeze, gasoline and diesel fuel; lawn and garden products such as pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers; home maintenance products such as oil-based paints, paint strippers and thinners, driveway sealant and roofing tar; medical needles and sharps (in puncture-proof containers); and items such as pool chemicals, aerosols and fluorescent bulbs.

Items that cannot be accepted include explosives and ammunition, smoke detectors, laboratory chemicals, industrial chemicals, pharmaceuticals, cooking oil and construction materials.

No business waste will be accepted.

Additional information about the facility is available at 865-774-6677. For more information on Keep Sevier Beautiful visit this link.