Hazardous Products in Your Home

How to use and manage them properly

In the Garage

  • Antifreeze
  • Car Wax & Polish
  • Motor Oil & Oil Filters
  • Gasoline
  • Radiator Flushes
  • Engine Cleaners
  • Transmission/Brake Fluid
  • Car Batteries

In the Garage

  • Ammonia Based Cleaners
  • Oven Cleaners
  • Drain Cleaners
  • Aerosol Sprays
  • Furnature Polish

In the Garage

  • Paint
  • Paint Thiners
  • Brush Cleaners
  • Paint Removers
  • Wood Preservatives
  • Photographic Chemicals
  • Roofing Tar
  • Sealants

In the Garage

  • Insect Sprays
  • Weed Killers
  • Swimming Pool Chemicals
  • Pesticides
  • Fertilizers

Household Hazardous Waste Management Tips

At the Store

  • Read Labels to understand product contents and warnings
  • Buy only the amount of product you need
  • Avoid purchaces of different products for every type of cleaning
  • Choose products with fewer hazardous ingredients

At Home

  • Read Safty Precautions and use product as directed
  • Wear protective clothing, gloves and googles as appropriate
  • Use product until it is completely gone

When Your Finished

  • Give and usable leftover product to someone who will use it as intended
  • Dispose of unwanted, banned or expired waste properly

Contact Georgetown County Enviromental services

for additional information at: recycling@gtcounty.org

Funded by SCDHEC