How to Handle Your Universal Wastes
Following are a few online resources to guide you along your way to managing your universal wastes:
- Find out about mercury and other heavy metals
Learn why universal wastes are 'hazardous' and what dangers they pose.
- DTSC's list of universal wastes that must be handled as hazardous waste
Learn what items are going to be illegal to throw away
- DTSC definition of hazardous e-waste
Find out whether an electronic device you have is hazardous
- California's directory for finding electronic equipment recycling facilities
Find facilities that collect specific types of electronic equipment for reuse or recycling?
- Earth 911 directory of universal waste
Learn where you can recycle all other universal wastes
- Handling Mercury in your home
Learn ho to manage hazardous wastes in your home?
- Integrated Waste Management Board information on household batteries
Learn more about household batteries
- Waste Management Board information on fluorescent lamps
Learn more about managing fluorescent lamps?
Learn more about what CAW is doing to make recycling easier for California consumers.