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Toxics & Health

Light bulbs, paint, batteries

Reduce your exposure to harmful chemicals in cleaning and personal care products, pesticides, and plastic. Safely dispose of products with toxic chemicals, such as fluorescent lights, batteries, and paint.

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Residents

Safer Practices
Safe Disposal
Tips for Healthy Homes 
Pest Management

Products
Cleaning Products
Cosmetics & Personal Care
Plastics

Greener Businesses
Garment Cleaners
Nail Salons
Green Businesses

Chemicals
Flame Retardant Chemicals (in Furniture)
Mercury (in Seafood & Fluorescent Lighting)


Business

Safer Practices
Safe Disposal of Toxic Products
Pest Management for Businesses & Multifamily Housing
Employee Health

Products
Safer Products

Specific Businesses
Grocers - Antibiotic Use in Food Animals Ordinance
Art Products & Practices
Custodial Green Cleaning
Furniture Retailers
Green Business Program
Healthcare Facilities
Nail Salons
Safe Medicine Disposal Stewardship Ordinance


City Staff

Safer Practices
Safe Disposal of Toxic Products
Pest Management

Products
Safer Products
Green Purchasing


Policymaker

Safer Practices
Pest Management
Cell Phones

Chemicals
Flame Retardant Chemicals

Specific Businesses or Programs
Custodial Green Cleaning
Green Business Program
Dentistry
Garment Cleaners
Safe Medicine Disposal Policy & Resources


About

Guiding Principles

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Safe Disposal

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