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Annual Household Hazardous Waste Event

Thank you COBB County residents for diverting these items from our water source and landfills.

Annual Household Waste (HHW) Event

Keep Cobb Beautiful hosts an Annual Household Waste (HHW) Event.  This FREE event is open to  Cobb County residents (*there are limits, where noted*) and will be on JULY 27, 2019 AT JIM R. MILLER PARK from 9:00 AM until NOON rain or shine.

NO business/commercial waste accepted.  Be prepared to leave containers/boxes.  PLEASE remain in your vehicle during the collection process.  Our volunteers will access your vehicle to retrieve the items.

  • Early arrival is recommended
  • No commercial vehicles
  • A limit of a TOTAL of 10 Gallons of paint per vehicle (Do not add anything to the paint)

Items Accepted:

Auto Products:

Anti Freeze Auto Body Filler Batteries (Auto/Boat) Brake Fluid Car Cleaners, Chrome Finish
Carburetor Cleaner Diesel Fuel Engine Degreaser Gasoline Oil (used or unused)
Oil Filters Power Steering Fluid Radiator Flushes Transmission Fluid Wax

Garden Products:

Fertilizer Fungicide Herbicide
Insecticide Pesticide Roach/Ant/Bug Killer
Rodent Poison Soil Fumigant Weed Killer

Household Products:

Abrasive Cleaner Aerosol Ammonia Based Cleaner
Batteries (any type) Bleach Cleaner Cooking Oil/Grease
Compact Florescent Lights (CFL) Cosmetics Degreaser
Deodorizer Disinfectant Drain Opener/Cleaner
Fire Extinguisher Floor Cleaner/Wax Fluorescent Lamp Ballast 
Furniture Polish Kerosene, Lamp Oil Mercury Switches
Metal Cleaner Moth Balls Nail Polish & Remover
Oven Cleaner Pool Chemicals Propane/Compressed Gas Cylinder
Rug & Upholstery Cleaner Rust & Spot Remover Silver Cleaner
Smoke Detector Thermometers Thermostats
Toilet Cleaner    

Paint, Hobby & Pet Products:

Adhesives Caulk, Glue, Cement Chemistry Set
Driveway Sealer Flea Collar Flea Powder, Sprays, Shampoos
Helium Tank Lacquer, Stain Mineral Spirits
Model Airplane Paint Paint (Latex & Oil based) Paint Remover/Stripper
Paint Thinners Photographic Chemical & Solution Propane Tank
Resins/Epoxy Rubber Cement Thinner Rust Proofing Products
Turpentine Varnish Wood Preservative

Items not Accepted

Agricultural Waste Ammunition Appliances
Bio-hazardous or Bio-medical Waste Controlled Substances Electronics
Explosives Medications of any type Radioactive Materials
Syringes/Needles Tires Trash

Please consider a donation to KEEP COBB BEAUTIFUL

Biannual Community Recycling Event

Twice a year (spring and fall) Keep Cobb Beautiful hosts a FREE Community Recycling Event for Cobb County residents (but there are limits, where noted*).  EARLY ARRIVAL is recommended. 

The next event will be NOVEMBER 2, 2019 - 9AM - 1PM.


Computers, cell phones, printers, circuit boards, hard drive, gaming systems, VCRs, keyboards, flat screen televisions, flat screen monitors, fax machines, etc. 

There is a fee of $10 for each CRT TV and CRT monitor - cash only.

Household Textiles

Gently used shoes and tennis shoes, clothing, purses, blankets, decorative pillows, stuffed toys, sheets, towels, books, functional hard plastic toys and functional car seats/booster seats with liners and restraints intact. 

NO flip flops, rugs, mattresses, bed pillows or carpeting

Paper Shredding

Protect against identity theft by having documents shredded securely on-site by a licensed, bonded and locally-owned shredding company.  Medical bills, bank and credit card statements, checks, and documents that contain personal or sensitive information.  Please remove all paper clips and binder clips. 

Limit of 10 banker boxes or ten 13 gallon trash bags per vehicle. 

NO file folders, glossy paper, magazines, junk mail, periodicals, newspaper, CDs, DVDs, binders or books.


*To check for dates, visit our homepage and scroll down to Community and Affiliate Events*