Each time you make an appointment to drop-off household hazardous waste through San Mateo County’s program you are protecting the environment. However, we all recognize it can be a burden to sort and shuffle all that waste into your car, make an appointment, and then drive to get rid of it! 459 more words
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Fluorescent lights contain mercury, one of the most toxic substances on earth.
Old ballasts (the electrical component of fluorescent light fixtures) can contain polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), highly toxic synthetic chemicals (banned in 1978). 282 more words
It’s time again for Household Hazardous Waste Day! This will be on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 8:00AM – 12:00PM. Household Hazardous Waste Day gives you the chance to rid your home of any household hazardous items and drop them off at a set location. 50 more words
This Halloween season, you may have seen toxic waste barrels on display as scary decorations or hazmat suits on sale as costumes. The truth is, … 433 more words