Household hazardous waste poses a significant risk to both our health and the environment if not handled properly. It’s crucial to adopt responsible disposal practices to mitigate these risks and contribute to a safer and cleaner living environment.
Identifying Household Hazardous Waste:
The first step in responsible waste disposal is identifying what constitutes household hazardous waste. Common items include expired medications, paints, solvents, batteries, and cleaning products. Understanding these materials helps in their proper handling and disposal.
Segregation and Storage:
Once identified, segregate hazardous waste from regular household waste. Store these materials in their original containers or clearly labeled