Residents of Killeen can safely dispose of toxic household chemicals.
Killeen residents are invited to participate in a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection event in Temple Saturday, October 12, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Temple Public Works Department, 3210 E. Avenue H.
Accepted materials include paints, pesticides, herbicides, household cleaners, corrosives, automotive chemicals and automobile batteries. Up to eight passenger car or pickup truck tires without rims will be accepted per household. A $1 surcharge will apply to additional tires.
Materials should be in original containers if possible and should be carefully loaded and secured for transport to prevent spillage or breakage.
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/Recycle.