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Sustainable living › Healthy home
Learn less-toxic ways to clean, maintain, repair and improve your house and yard, handle moss and mercury safely, care for your pets and more.
Identify toxic home improvement products from paint to caulk, find safer alternatives, make your yard more nature-friendly and more.Go
Save money and protect your family and the environment by using safe, simple ingredients to clean your home.Go
Protect your family and your pets from the harmful effects of effects of dangerous pesticides. And get the scoop on poop.Go
Learn how to handle a variety of household pests without resorting to toxic chemicals that put your families and pets at risk – as well as the environment and wildlife. Short instructional videos show you how. Go
This guide provides information for most common hazardous household products, including:
Some disposal options recommended in this handbook may not be available to you if your area does not have a hazardous waste collection facility. If your local government has yet to sponsor a household hazardous waste collection event, consider encouraging your solid waste department to develop this new, safer and environmentally sound disposal option for your area.
Learn how you can save money and reduce waste by composting certain food scraps and yard waste. See information on different methods, and read about easy solutions to composting problems.
When it comes to recycling at home, the residents of the region are national leaders. Find out how you can help to make a difference.
Wondering what to do with those old paint cans, motor oil and pesticides – and how to best dispose of them? Whether you’re a home or business, Metro has drop-off centers to take your hazardous waste.