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Household Hazardous Materials: Table of Contents
Welcome to the Household Hazardous Materials Topic Hub.
Information and links to on-line pollution prevention resources
for Household Hazardous Materials are presented
Each section references "essential links" and the search (provided at left) can help you
find more specifically the resources you need. The sections in this hub are:
Background and Overview -
Management Options -
Consumer Education - Disposal of HHW is only the beginning. A successful program reduces the amount of HHW by educating household members. This section describes necessary components of a successful education campaign. It includes references to general HHW fact sheets for use in an outreach and education campaign.
Best Practice - Strategies for reducing the environmental impact of HHW include redesigning the goods purchased and placing responsibility with the manufacturer. This section also contains suggested alternatives for common HHW waste streams such as paint and cleaners.
List of Links - Lists all resources referenced in
this hub. If you know of resources that relate to this topic, please let
us know. We will review all submissions and include them in the collection
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Hub Last Updated: 08/15/2003