The spring Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day attracted
participation by 367 Cleveland and Bradley County households on Saturday. The event was held for the first time at the Bradley County Justice Center.
Volunteers with Cleveland/Bradley County Keep America Beautiful worked the 8 a.m. till noon collection. Santek Waste Services sponsored the event with support from Bradley County government, Cleveland Utilities and the Bradley County Sheriff's Department.
Cleveland Stormwater Division also participated.
The collection days are designed to take items not accepted at the landfill.
A crew from the environmental company Clean Harbors processed the chemicals, oils and old electronics.