General Ideas

Pet Waste

If you have pets, dispose of pet waste in plastic bags and put in trash can with other household trash. At an estimated rate of 0.33 pounds of solid waste produced daily per dog, the estimated annual production of dog waste is 120 pounds of solid waste per year.

Dog waste is raw sewage. Roundworms, E. coli, and Giardia are just a few of the many harmful microorganisms that can be transmitted from pet waste to humans. Some can last in your yard for as long as four years if not cleaned up. Children who play outside and adults who garden are at greatest risk of infection. Reduce the chances of dog waste entering the stormwater system.

Scoop the poop, bag it, and place it in the trash.

Chemicals

Properly dispose of unwanted chemicals, paints, oils, thinners, etc to the Landfill instead of dumping them on the ground or in the storm drain or sink.

Septic Tank

Keep your septic tank maintained and have it pumped every 3-5 years.


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