Environmental Tip of the Month
July 3, 2013
Spring Cleaning In and around the house
If you are going to be doing some spring cleaning, take a look around your house for items that present environmental hazards when they are improperly disposed of. Leftover household products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable, or reactive ingredients are considered to be "household hazardous waste" or "HHW." Products, such as paints, cleaners, oils, batteries, and pesticides, that contain potentially hazardous ingredients require special care when you dispose of them. Read more
• Springtime Recycling Activities - recycle all year long but in the spring there are special things that you can do in your yard such as composting.
• Recycling Around the Home - reduce, reuse, and recycle materials and decrease the amount and toxicity of the waste produced in and around your home.
• Buying a new computer or other gadget? When you eCycle old electronics, you help reduce waste, save energy, and recover valuable materials.