Residents can safely dispose of toxic household chemicals.
Residents of Killeen and surrounding communities are invited to participate in a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection event in Killeen Saturday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive.
Accepted materials include paints, pesticides, herbicides, household cleaners, corrosives, petroleum products, antifreeze and automotive and cooking oils. Fluorescent bulbs and batteries will also be collected.
No tires, electronics, fire alarms, smoke detectors, pressurized containers explosives or brush will be accepted at this event.
Materials should be in original containers if possible and should be carefully loaded and secured for transport to prevent spillage or breakage.
The City of Killeen is hosting this regional event in partnership with Central Texas Council of Governments. It 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.