Municipal SWC Draft Credit 4: Household Hazardous Waste Collection infrastructure (x points)


To ensure proper handling and disposal of HHW by the municipal entity and greater community, preventing negative human health impacts and pollution of the natural environment.


Implement an exclusive program that handles household hazardous waste as defined by the EPA and involves RCRA Subtitle C regulation

  • Demonstrate accessibility to 95% of residents. Services may consist of “drop off locations, “to-house pick-up services.” and/or recycling services. All of the following must be considered in program development
    • Batteries
    • Light bulbs
    • Paint
    • Cleaning products (i.e. drain, oven, glass, etc.)
    • Automobile fluids (i.e. motor oil, brake fluid, antifreeze, etc.)
    • Prescription drugs
    • Pesticides, herbicides and insecticides
    • Other derivatives of HHW sub-programs will be taken into consideration upon review


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