What is household hazardous waste (HHW)?
HHW are chemicals used in homes that are corrosive, ignitable, toxic or reactive and can present a threat or unreasonable risk to people or the environment. These materials turn into HHW when they are no longer usable or wanted.
What are some examples of Household Hazardous Waste?
- Used oil
- Paint thinner
- Bug sprays/killers
- Leftover pesticides and fertilizers
- Upholstery/rug cleaner
- Oven cleaners
- Drain openers
- Furniture polish