Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) such as oil based paints, motor oil, pesticides and lead-acid batteries present a real disposal challenge. While these wastes constitute only a small percentage of the residential waste stream, the potential damage from improper disposal is significant.
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H-GAC has contracted with Stericycle for the collection, transportation and disposal of household hazardous waste (HHW) within the 13-county H-GAC region. The contract will cover both permanent HHW facilities and one-day collection events within the thirteen counties.
Stericycle Contract Extension
Stericycle Pricing Effective January 1, 2020For more information regarding the contract, please e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
To speak with Stericycle directly, contact:Jack Ranney(512) email@example.com
Visit Earth 911 for HHW events in your area.There are several possible methods for HHW collection: one day collection events, permanent collection sites, mobile collection units or curbside collection.
It is important that volunteers working collection events have the proper training:Household Hazardous Waste Collection: Volunteer Training
Financial Assistance for Collection EventsHHW collection programs may be sponsored either by local government, public interest groups or private firms. Financial support may be obtained from a variety of sources that can include: local or regional chemical manufacturers, corporations, civic groups or grants. Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) sponsors a Municipal Solid Waste Program through H-GAC, in which HHW program and projects are eligible for funding. For more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit our Publications page for more information about HHW and HHW collection events.
Read the latest HHW brochure full of information about HHW diposal and reduction tips: Get the Power Over Household ChemicalsComo Manejar Apropiadamente los Desperdicios Toxicos del Hogar:Tome El Control Sobre Los Quimicos Del Hogar
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