Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)
Paints, pesticides, propane tanks, batteries, syringes, used motor oil and many cleaning products are just some examples of household hazardous wastes, that are used daily by residents. These items contain toxic ingredients and should be used and disposed of with caution. Do not place out for regular garbage pick-up. Please do not pour motor oil, paints or solvents down your drain or into sewers.
Household Hazardous Waste WILL NOT be collected with your garbage or recyclables.
|Corrosive: Corrosive such as car battery acid and drain cleaners that will eat away at material and injure skin.|
|Flammable: Flammable such as lighter fluid, turpentine and gasoline that can ignite.|
|Explosive: Explosive such as aerosol containers that may explode if incinerated or stored above 50 degrees Celsius.|
|Poisonous: Poisonous such as cleaning fluids, pesticides and medicines that can be poisonous or lethal, even in small quantities, to adults, children and pets.|