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Main Title Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Project. Metro Toxicant Program Report Number 1D. SLEUTH (Strategies and Lessons to Eliminate Unused Toxicants: Help) - Educational Activities on the Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste.
Author Dyckman, C. ; Luboff, C. ; Smith-Greathouse, L. ;
CORP Author Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle-METRO, WA. Water Quality Div.;Environmental Protection Agency, Seattle, WA. Region X.
Year Published 1982
Report Number MMS/WQR-8214; EPA-P-000233-01;
Stock Number PB84-103779
Additional Subjects Hazardous materials ; Households ; Waste disposal ; Specialized training ; Pesticides ; Paints ; Cleaning agents ; Lubricating oils ; Environmental impacts ; Solid waste disposal ; Consumer products ; Household wastes ; Path of pollutants ; Liquid waste disposal
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB84-103779 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 179p
This report presents a number of educational activities for students in the elementary and secondary grades that will help them understand the issues related to, and the best disposal options for hazardous household wastes. Teachers are provided with a series of illustrated lessons and quizzes, problem solving exercises, and role playing games. The projects are designed to define terms and concepts for understanding hazardous wastes, provide information on disposal systems available in King County, indicate problems with current disposal practices, and discuss personal responsibility for proper waste disposal.