HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
When one hears the words “hazardous waste,” one might think of medical waste, oil spills and dangerous chemicals. Though these are, indeed, hazardous wastes, there are others that are much more common to everyday households.
According to the EPA, leftover household products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable, or reactive ingredients are considered to be household hazardous waste (HHW). Such products, including paints,...