Mercury is highly toxic.
If you drop and break an old-fashioned mercury fever thermometer in a sink, its mercury could go down the drain and get into the wastewater that flows through sewers to the treatment plant. 102 more words
San Mateo County has offered a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program for over 24 years for residents to drop-off a variety of HHW such as cleaning chemicals, batteries, paint, fluorescent lights, propane tanks and more. 202 more words
Planning to bring items to our Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility? Here’s how to have a safe trip.
Are you planning to bring paint, batteries, bleach, cleansers, motor oil, pesticides, fluorescent bulbs or other items to our… 414 more words
Salt Lake City and the Salt Lake County Health Department have announced the schedule for their annual e-waste, pharmaceutical and household hazardous waste collection events this summer! 131 more words
Here’s a story from last March about the work of two Tolt Middle School teachers and the project they developed to help their students learn about household hazardous products. 375 more words