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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
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Flood-Related Public Service Announcement
"Household Hazardous Waste"
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: May 16, 2006
CONTACT: Jim Martin (603) 271-3710

Returning to a flood-damaged home or building?

Be alert for leaking containers and household chemicals, such as caustic drain cleaners and chlorine bleach.

  • Keep children and pets away from leaking or spilled chemicals.
  • Don’t combine chemicals to avoid dangerous or violent reactions.
  • Don’t dump chemicals down storm sewers, drains or toilets.
  • Don’t burn household chemicals.
  • Mark and set aside unbroken containers until they can be properly disposed of. To prevent leakage, broken or damaged containers should be placed in a secondary container and marked and labeled for easy identification.

From the NH Department of Environmental Services.




NH Department of Environmental Services | 29 Hazen Drive | PO Box 95 | Concord, NH 03302-0095
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