Proper HHW Management Protects
Public Health and the Environment

Many common products are hazardous because they contain chemicals that are toxic, corrosive, flammable or reactive. Improper disposal (pouring down the drain, on the ground, into storm sewers, or in some cases putting them out with the trash) can harm the environment and a pose a threat to human health.  

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This Stuff Has Been in My Basement Since 1985- HELP!

Did the previous owner of your house leave paint thinner and pool chemicals?  Are you helping a parent move to a condominium and you have jars of hobby paint purchased in the Reagan administration?  Whatever the reason, many of us have hazardous products that are too old to use.  They just need disposal.  So- how does St. Louis Household Hazardous Waste (HHWSTL) work? 

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HHW Recycling Tips

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HHW tips: when storing

Keep hazardous household chemicals out of reach of children and pets.

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