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Careful with that! Handling hazardous wastes

Some types of trash are dangerous and need to be disposed of in special ways. Old paints, pesticides, pool chemicals, cleaning chemicals, fluorescent lamps, mercury thermometers, batteries and electronic equipment can contaminate our lands, water and air if they are placed in the regular trash stream, or worse yet, poured down the drain or dumped outside.

line drawings of paint can, battereis, and household detegants