News Archive

Sep 17th

Avoid hazards of coal tar asphalt sealcoats

Most of us are familiar with the odor and deep black appearance of freshly sealcoated asphalt. Sealcoats are used to improve the appearance and prolong the life of driveways and parking lots.  

Sep 17th

State of U.S. Composting

Composting is a proven approach to reduce waste and build soil health and fertility. Amending soil with compost improves its quality and structure and thus its ability to withstand the impacts of extreme weather, from severe droughts to heavy rainfall.

Sep 17th

How should businesses and institutions manage fluorescent bulbs?

Fluorescent lights contain heavy metals—including mercury and lead—that can cause serious health effects in humans and damage to the environment if released.

Sep 17th

What are automotive waste products?

What should I do with them?Household hazardous waste: Automotive wastes