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Catalog of Hazardous and Solid Waste Publications This catalog lists hazardous and solid waste documents released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Solid Waste (OSW). This is a select list of publications that are frequently req... Details >Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyConcerned Citizens Resources - U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyVisit this site to become familiar with environmental issues and potential environmental and human health risks caused by pollution. Learn how you, your family, and your community can protect the envi... Details >U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyConcerned Citizens: Solid and Hazardous Waste IssuesConsumers can browse this site to learn about solid waste and solid waste management around the home and in the community. Includes information on recycling; disposal tips for home health care, yard ... Details >Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyDisposal of Medical SharpsImproper management of discarded needles and other sharps can pose a health risk to the public and waste workers. For example, discarded needles may expose waste workers to potential needle stick inju... Details >Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyEPA Student CenterThis web was designed for middle and high school students. Users can search for background information on a wide variety of environmental issues including conservation, ecosystems, water, air, waste a... Details >U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyHazardous Waste Sites and Children's Health RisksChildren who live near hazardous waste sites often have greater exposures, greater potential for health problems, and less ability to avoid hazards. ATSDR has created this special home page to highli... Details >Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Information Center, Centers for Disease Control and PreventionQ & A's About Landfills This fact sheet provides answers to questions about landfills, a specially designed facility for the burial of municipal solid waste. The fact sheet includes information on how the trash in a landfill... Details >Air & Waste Management AssociationRadioactive WasteThis site is maintained by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and provides information about high- and low-level radioactive waste disposals. Links also to other hazardous waste information.... Details >U.S. Nuclear Regulatory CommissionRecyclingThis document discusses recycling as an important remedy for the garbage problem. It explains the concept, provides information on methods and access to other recycling publications and resources.... Details >Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyTeaching Resources - Waste and RecyclingThis page provides links to teaching resources on waste and recycling.... Details >U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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