Refuse and Recycling Blog

How to Properly Dispose of Old Nail Polish and Cosmetics

Posted on Fri, May 02, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

If there’s one thing almost all of us have lying around the home, it’s old, half used cosmetics, lotions, nail polish, makeup and a variety of other beauty products. The problem arises when we try to dispose of the half used products. Many of us don't know how or what to do with it all.

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Hazardous Waste Mistakes You Should Stop Making

Posted on Wed, Apr 10, 2013 @ 01:00 PM

Think twice before you start cleaning out under the sink, because you could unknowingly be dealing with hazardous waste. Hazardous waste does not just come stored in barrels destined for some distant chemical waste site. It can be something as innocuous as a bottle of fingernail polish remover or half-empty drain cleaner can.

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How to Safely Dispose of Hazardous Waste in Connecticut Homes

Posted on Thu, Aug 23, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Maintaining a clean home is a number-one priority for residents to who want to keep their families away from potential harm caused by disease-causing germs and bacteria. However, there are things, probably hidden in the basement, stashed in the garage, or placed under the sinks that are far more dangerous than microbes.

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Tags: waste management, hazardous waste in Connecticut, hazardous waste