Hazardous Household Waste

Many products we use for housework or home improvements contain hazardous materials that can be harmful to the user or to children in the house and may pollute the environment if not handled properly.  It is important to make sure chemicals, cleaners, and other products are used safely, stored properly, and disposed of correctly.  This section will guide you in assessing activities that involve the use of hazardous products.  You will be guided in safely disposing, recycling, or reusing products when possible and you will learn a few simple management principles to keep you, your family, your home, and the environment safe.