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Safe cleanup is at your curbside

Douglas County Health Department launches household hazardous waste disposal program

Posted on July 6, 2022 2022Breaking NewsPublic Health


If you have paint from a recent project, old oil from your car’s maintenance, or other hazardous waste from your recent DIY experience, Douglas County Health Department can help you safely dispose of it.

In place of a one-time annual event, the Douglas County Health Department is partnering with Waste Management to provide Douglas County residents with a low-cost service for household hazardous waste removal year-round. This direct service is available to Douglas County residents for $30. Get details by calling 1-800-449-7587.  For other waste removal resources, visit our web page.

Toxic household products can be harmful to pets, wildlife, sanitation workers, our health, and the environment if poured down the drain, toilet or storm sewer, or put in the trash. Safely disposing of household hazardous waste safeguards our families, protects our water quality, conserves space in landfills and reduces illegal dumping.

This service is provided by the Douglas County Health Department’s Environmental Health Division. Environmental Health focuses on preventing foodborne illnesses in restaurants; preventing the spread of communicable diseases in childcare facilities, body art facilities, and water systems; and mitigating other environmental conditions that could be harmful to your health.

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