How to Dispose of Hazardous Chemicals

Hazardous chemicals are found around your home in products such as cleaning supplies, paint, electronics (your batteries!), and pesticides. If disposed of improperly can be harmful to people, animals and the environment. Products are considered hazardous if you find these words printed on the label: toxic, flammable, corrosive or reactive.

A few items considered ‘hazardous waste’ can be found in a lot of areas around your house. In your bathroom there are cleaners, nail polish, hair sprays and dyes. Pest traps, bleach, bug sprays and household cleaners can be found in the kitchen. Your garage may contain batteries, car cleaners, paint, paint remover, and used motor oil.

If you need to dispose of any of these products, it is recommended to not allow these products to be washed into a storm drain or gutter. Storm water drains directly into our ocean, rivers, lakes and creeks. You can bring your waste containers to your local household hazardous waste facility.


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