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EPA Offers Informational Flyers on Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Information for Mississippi Residents Affected by Hurricane Katrina

Release Date: 11/09/2005
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EPA has posted on the Agency's Hurricane Katrina Web site informational flyers on household hazardous waste disposal in areas of Mississippi affected by Hurricane Katrina. These flyers are being distributed in affected communities to residents in Mississippi as part of EPA's continuing outreach to help the Gulf Coast region recover.

The flyers highlight the types of household hazardous waste that EPA and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality are collecting, which include:

Aerosols, All Purpose Cleaners, Ammonia, Anti-Freeze, Automobile Cleaners, Batteries, Brake Fluid, Charcoal Lighter Fluid, Chlorine Bleach, Detergents, Disinfectants, Drain Opener, Furniture Polish, Gasoline, Glass Cleaner, Herbicides, Insecticides, Mothballs, Motor Oil, Oven Cleaner, Paint, Paint Thinner, Pesticides, Pool Chemicals, Rodent Poisons, Rubber Cement, Rug & Upholstery Cleaner,

Scouring Powder, Silver Polish, Snail & Slug Killers, Toilet Bowl Cleaner, Transmission Fluid, Tub & Tile Cleaner, Turpentine, Varnish, Water Seal, Wood Finish, Cooking Oil

The flyers also list the dates for the neighborhood collection days in Mississippi.  Information is provided in English at, in Spanish at, and in Vietnamese at