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Schedule Your guide to household hazardous waste

These documents provide a wealth of information about HHW, and tools for building an effective HHW program. Files are available in MS Word and Adobe Acrobat format.


 HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE FACT SHEETS Documents WORD          Acrobat PDF (142 KB)

These fact sheets provide detailed information on Household Hazardous Waste and related issues – how to define it, potential health and environmental risks, proper disposal methods, the use of nontoxic, alternative products…and more.


 BUILDING LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS AND PROMOTIONS Documents WORD          Acrobat PDF (131 KB)

Building local partnerships with businesses and creating promotions are ideal ways to utilize resources in your community - to inform residents about safe use and disposal of household hazardous waste and to promote Collection Events. This document offers tips on how you can secure corporate partnerships to benefit your city.


 SCHEDULING A COLLECTION EVENT FOR YOUR CITY Documents WORD          Acrobat PDF (32 KB)

Criteria for scheduling HHW collection events.


 MEDIA RELATIONS Documents WORD          Acrobat PDF (199 KB)

Media can be a valuable tool in reaching a critical goal – effectively positioning your campaign to the general public. This document will help you understand the how's and why's of working with the Media.


 HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE FUNDING SOURCES  

Visit California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle), for grant opportunities to assist with Household Hazardous Waste Management programs.


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