Guide to Best Management Practices for Household Hazardous Waste & Radon

The guide consists of the following sections, which are in the Adobe Acrobat PDF format. If you do not already have the Acrobat reader installed on your computer, you can download it free from Adobe by clicking on the button at the bottom of this page.

Automotive Products (PDF, 62KB) Antifreeze, batteries, brake fluid, gasoline, motor oil, oil filters, solvents, transmission fluid.

Cleaners (PDF, 63KB) Abrasive cleaners, bleach, disinfectants, drain openers, mold and mildew stain removers, oven cleaners, toilet bowl cleaners, tub and tile cleaners.

Hobby Products (PDF, 32KB) Chemistry sets, paint, photography chemicals, picric acid.

Home Maintenance (PDF, 57KB) Metal polish, latex paint, solvent-based paint, paint strippers, paint thinner, wood polishes and waxes.

Personal Care (PDF, 33KB) Aerosol cans, fingernail polish and polish remover, medicine and medical waste.

Pesticides (PDF, 52KB) Flea powders and sprays, indoor insecticides, lawn care products.

Miscellaneous (PDF, 1151KB) Air fresheners, explosives, fluorescent lamps and ballasts, freon [chlorofluorocarbons], alkaline and non-alkaline household batteries, non-pesticide lawn care products, mothballs, pool chemicals, smoke detectors, mercury-containing devices, gas cylinders.