Gwinnett County to host household hazardous waste collection day

By Hamilton Keener Anchor / Reporter
Posted 6:00PM on Monday 5th February 2024 ( 2 months ago )

The Gwinnett Department of Water Resources alongside Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful will host on Feb. 10 a household hazardous waste collection day at the Gwinnett County Fair Grounds. 

Gwinnett County officials said residents can drop off five containers of hazardous waste for free from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Attendees should enter the Fairgrounds' main entrance, which is located off of Sugarloaf Parkway, at the traffic light.

Below is a complete list of what will be accepted:

Aerosol/spray pesticides

Automotive products (engine degreaser, brake fluid, transmission fluid, antifreeze, etc.)

Cleaners, corrosives, spot removers, acids and bases

Aerosol/spray paint

Auto batteries

Batteries (household and rechargeable)

Chlorinated solvents

Cooking oil and grease

Fire extinguishers

Flammables (lighter fluid and waste fuels (kerosene, gasoline, diesel fuel, etc.)

Fluorescent bulbs and ballasts


Latex and water-based paints

Lawn care products


Mercury salts and elemental mercury thermometers

Oil-based paint and stains




Propane cylinders

Solvents and varnishes

Thermostats and other mercury-containing items

Thinners and paint strippers

Weed killer

Wood preservatives

Items that will NOT be accepted include:


Radioactive Waste


Biomedical/biohazard waste 

Volunteers are needed for the event a link to sign up can be found here.

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