|Rutherford County is holding a household hazardous waste collection from 8 a.m. till noon Saturday, Nov. 3, at the city of Murfreesboro Public Works Facility at 4765 Florence Road.
Acceptable items are home maintenance and improvement products, lawn and garden products, pool chemicals, photo processing chemicals, aerosols, compressed gas, mercury thermostats and thermometers, fluorescent tubes, compact fluorescent bulbs, and medicines.
Please empty medications into a plastic bag before bringing to the event.
Items that are not accepted include medical and biological waste such as needles, sharps and infectious wastes. Automotive gas tanks, explosives, ammunition, gun powder and fireworks are also banned from this collection. In addition, radioactive wastes such as smoke detectors and radium paint will not be accepted.
Electronic waste is also not accepted at this event. Instead, this is collected from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each Tuesday and Saturday at 1140 Haley Road in Murfreesboro.