Household Hazardous Waste Day
The biennial Alexander County Household Hazardous Waste Day will take place Saturday, May 4, in the County Administration building parking lot. The purpose of this event is to give county residents an opportunity to dispose of environmentally harmful materials, which can be found around the home, in the correct way.
Click on the link below to see at list of items that will be accepted this day:
There will also be a document destruction truck on site for residents to securely dispose of personal documents. A five box per vehicle limit will be enforced to ensure the line moves as smoothly as possible. The dimensions for an average copier paper box is approximately 18"x12"x10", anything larger than this will count as more than one box.
The HHW Day is a free service for the residents of Alexander County only, businesses will not be allowed, with the exception of farmers. Farmers are welcome to dispose of insecticides/pesticides free of charge.
Sponsors for the HHW Day are Alexander County Government, Alexander County Cooperative Extension Service, and The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA & CS). The Alexander County Administration Office is located beside the Senior Center off Liledoun Rd. Operating hours will be 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Saturday, May 4th. For additional information please contact the Alexander County Solid Waste/Recycling Department @ 632-1101 or N.C. Cooperative Extension-Alexander County Center @ 632-4451.