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Materials Management

The DEEP has several programs that work to ensure the proper management – handling, use, and disposal – of materials including pesticides, mercury, PCBs, and petroleum products. Through a number of different mechanisms – outreach and education, product handling efforts and phase outs, training, and regulatory activity – the Department is working to develop better stewardship of these materials to protect environmental quality and public safety.

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Emergency Response And Spill Prevention

PCBs

Pesticides

Residential Home Heating Oil Tanks

Risk Assessment of Artificial Turf Fields

Underground Storage Tanks (USTs)

Related Info:

Pollution Prevention

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Composting

Product Stewardship

Solid Waste Main Page (municipal solid waste, regular trash)

Hazardous Waste Main Page (industrial/commercial/chemical waste)

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule

What Do I Do With... ??? - A Resident's Guide For What To Do with Many Kinds of Unwanted Household Items

Related Organizations:

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)

Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA)

Content Last Updated March 9, 2020