Around Your House
Never dispose of your paints or stains down the drain. Either take it to a collection site or mix it into a solid and dispose of it in the trash.
When painting your house - or anything outside - make sure to pick up any paint chips that may get carried into a nearby storm drain.
Household Hazardous Waste
Avoid collecting hazardous waste by purchasing non-hazardous or the least hazardous products. When using products that contain hazardous materials is unavoidable, make sure to take your waste to the proper drop-off locations near you.