Educate the public on existing HHW infrastructure and available avenues for HHW reduction in order minimize the potential for negative human health impacts and pollution of the natural environment.


Demonstrate 80-90% engagement of residents in the household hazardous waste program. Best practices include the following:

  • List of materials considered household hazardous waste and how to properly dispose (i.e. drop-off or pickup) through an engaging platform (i.e. website).
  • List of products that meet the Safer Choice Standard as outlined by the EPA
  • Publish activities, lessons, and/or worksheets that explain household hazardous waste and the danger of exposure designed for children.
  • Advertise local household hazardous waste disposal and recycling drop off locations and services through an engaging platform (i.e. website or other available media distribution channels).

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