Improperly disposing hazardous waste can cause environmental pollution and can be dangerous to human health. Check out the EPA website to learn more.
Accepted items are:
- paints and stains
- pain thinner
- automotive products
- home and garden pesticides and fertilizers
- PCB ballasts
- hobby supplies
- acids and bases
- rechargeable and button batteries
- fluorescent tubes
Image from St. Charles County Division of Environmental Science, which also has some good information on hazardous waste.