Residents of Killeen can safely dispose of toxic household chemicals in Hamilton.
Killeen residents are invited to participate in a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection event in Hamilton April 13 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Jayson Harris Pavilion, 1007 Park Road.
Accepted materials include paints, pesticides, herbicides, household cleaners, acids, automotive chemicals and automobile batteries. Cooking oil, fluorescent bulbs and household batteries will also be accepted.
Materials should be in original containers if possible and should be carefully loaded and secured for transport to prevent leakage or spillage.
Brush, explosives, pressurized containers, fire alarms and smoke detectors will not be accepted. Tires will not be accepted from Bell County residents at this event.
This regional collection 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/recycle.