Weakley County Solid Waste Event
Solid Waste Event
This event is held yearly at the Convenience Center for the disposal of various items. For 2014, the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event took place on Saturday, June 7, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. - 12 Noon.
Location: Intersection of Hwy. 22 and Hwy. 217 in Dresden behind the Weakley County Highway Department (County Maintenance Road)
"Household Hazardous Waste" is defined as corrosive, flammable or toxic materials used in your home, car or truck, garden or lawn.
Wood, Metal Cleaners & Polishes
Toilet Bowl Cleaners
Oil and fuel additives
Grease and rust solvents
Carbureator & fuel injector cleaners
Lawn and Garden
Home Maintenance Products
Paint (oil based) *Water based paint not accepted
Fingernail Polish Remover
Reactives (Aerosoles and Compressed Gas)
*Latex: Water-based paint can be dried and taken to a landfill.
We accept waste oil, auto and lawn batteries all year. Small alkaline batteries can now be landfilled since they have no mercury. This event is sponsored by Weakley County and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and is for households only - No Business Waste.
Call the Solid Waste Department to find out more about what types of items are acceptable.