Intent:

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.

Requirements:

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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