Highland Township Household Hazardous Waste 6.6.2020

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ERG Everyday is Earth Day Recycle your household hazardous waste at ERG Michigan Ohio

April 22, 2020 ERG and Earth Day

ERG Celebrates Earth Day 2020! ERGearthdaypacket2020 ERG Environmental Services celebrates #earthday today and every day! We have put together a small packet of activity pages for kids-young and older. Just click on the blue link above for your packet. Earth Day isn’t just about recycling soup cans.  It’s about #householdhazardousWaste!  We call it #HHW We…

Household Hazardous Waste and Demolition

Household wastes that are toxic, corrosive, ignitable, or reactive are known as Household Hazardous Waste (HHW). Examples may include: motor oil automobile batteries paints and solvents household cleaners drain openers pesticides compressed gas tanks (such as propane and oxygen) These types of wastes are sometimes found in residential properties awaiting demolition. How to dispose of…

Health Effects of Hazardous Waste

Hazardous waste carries environmental risks and also health risks for humans and wildlife. Some pollutants such as mercury can accumulate in human and animal tissue, thus compounding their effects. Hazardous waste is primarily generated by industry and businesses. Although regulations exist, contamination still occurs. In 2009, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recorded 23 million…