Tag: household hazardous waste

Hazardous waste is waste that is dangerous or potentially harmful to our health or the environment. Hazardous wastes can be liquids, solids, gases, or sludges. They can be discarded commercial products, like cleaning fluids or pesticides, or the by-products of manufacturing processes.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Guam Solid Waste Authority General Manager

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Guam Solid Waste Authority General Manager

The Guam Solid Waste Authority (GSWA) is searching for a qualified individual for the position of General Manager, a full-time position. GSWA currently has implemented curbside, single stream recycling collection, a household hazardous waste facility open five days a week, a new MSW landfill, three convenience centers that incorporate recycling, and bulky waste collection.

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Recycling Household Hazardous Waste

Recycling Household Hazardous Waste

Local efforts for recycling picked up steam when St. Charles County, MO, committed to an expansion of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection from residents. A suburb within the St. Louis Metropolitan Area, St. Charles County is Missouri’s third-largest county in population with more than 380,000 residents, and is the state’s

New Household Hazardous Waste Program

New Household Hazardous Waste Program

Local efforts for recycling picked up steam when St. Charles County, MO, committed to an expansion of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection from residents. A suburb within the St. Louis Metropolitan Area, St. Charles County is Missouri’s third-largest county in population with more than 380,000 residents, and is the state’s

Special Wastes Challenge MSW Directors

Special Wastes Challenge MSW Directors

On one hand, waste management operations are doing what they can to ensure that bulky items are disposed of properly and not ditched on the side of the road, and that other special wastes receive proper disposal. Still, most waste managers would prefer to see fewer bulky items headed for

Reader Profile: Sue Maki

Reader Profile: Sue Maki

Sue Maki views her mission as raising community awareness of the water-energy nexus and the impact of climate change. Maki manages environmental
initiatives, community education, and public relations for Carmel, IN’s water and wastewater utility as well as the community’s household hazardous waste and recycling programs.

Thousand Oaks Household Hazardous Waste Facility

Thousand Oaks Household Hazardous Waste Facility

The City of Thousand Oaks, CA, has operated a successful monthly collection event for the past two decades. As the monthly events were reaching maximum capacity, it was time for the City, a family-oriented community with a population of approximately 126,000 residents, to consider a permanent Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

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