Hazardous Household Waste

HHW is any leftover household product that is flammable, corrosive, reactive, or toxic.
Examples: Cleaning liquids, Mercury thermometers/thermostats, Oil, Pesticides, Fluorescent light bulbs, Propane cylinders, Antifreeze and automotive fluids.

For information on how to dispose of Hazardous Household Waste locally, please refer to out Waste Disposal Guide here.

Extreme Household Cleanup Event

The annual Extreme Household Clean Up is an annual event hosted by Keep Sevier Beautiful to collect household hazardous waste from residents to be disposed of properly. The event usually occurs in spring at the Sevierville Municipal Parking Lot from 8 am – 1 pm.

Acceptable Items:

Automotive And Marine Products

  • Oil & fuel additives
  • Grease and rust solvents, naval jelly
  • Carburetor and fuel injector cleaners
  • Starter fluids
  • Body putty
  • Antifreeze & Coolant
  • Gasoline

Home Maintenance/Improvement Products

  • Used Strippers and thinners
  • Adhesives
  • Driveway sealant
  • Roofing tar
  • Wallpaper remover
  • Paints, stains and varnishes

Home Lawn and Garden Products

  • Pesticides and fertilizers
  • Wood preservatives

Medical / Biological

  • Needles & sharps (in puncture-proof) container


  • Electronics
  • Pool chemicals
  • Photo processing chemicals
  • Medications/Drugs
  • Aerosols/Compressed Gas
  • Mercury thermostats and thermometers
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Compact fluorescent bulbs
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Helium/Propane Tanks



  • Infectious wastes
  • Dead animals
  • Any waste from a Dr.’s office, Clinic or Veterinarian Clinic


  • Fireworks
  • Military Ordnance
  • Gun powder
  • Ammunition


  • Smoke detectors
  • Radium paint

Business/Institutional Waste

  • No businesses large or small
  • No colleges, schools or hospitals
  • No home improvement or painting contractors
  • No agribusiness

Empty containers of any kind
Automotive gas tanks
Laboratory chemicals
Cooking oil
Alkaline batteries (may be thrown away in trash)