Oct 29 , 2018
Certain waste can be hazardous
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers some of these products a hazard due to potential fires, explosions or toxic chemicals coming from these disposed products. In order to avoid hazardous situations, the EPA gives guidelines for safe management of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW). The specific products are listed on a state-by-state basis, so for this article, we focused specifically on New York City guidelines.