Residents of Killeen can safely dispose of toxic household chemicals in Temple.
Killeen residents are invited to participate in a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection event in Temple September 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at City of Temple Public Works, 3210 E. Avenue H.
Accepted materials include paints, pesticides, herbicides, household cleaners, acids, automotive chemicals and automobile batteries.
Materials should be in original containers if possible and should be carefully loaded and secured for transport to prevent leakage or spillage.
Tires from passenger cars and pickups will be accepted at no charge with a limit of eight per household. Additional tires will be accepted for a charge of $1 each.
Goodwill will accept household electronics with the exception of refrigerators and televisions.
This regional event is in partnership with Central Texas Council of Governments and is open to all residents of Bell, Coryell, Hamilton, Lampasas, Milam, Mills and San Saba counties.
For a list of commonly accepted and prohibited materials, visit killeentexas.gov/hhw.