Manage / Store / Label

Manage Household Waste

  • Finish using old products before buying new products
  • Purchase the amount needed of new products, so they can easily be used up
  • Read and follow label directions
  • If you can't use the product, bring it to the Otter Tail County Household Hazardous Waste Facility or to a scheduled mobile collection site near you

Store Household Waste

  • Store hazardous products out of the reach of children
  • Store product in a dry place
  • Store product in area where the product will not freeze
  • Store product away from heat or flames
  • Store product in the original container
  • Do not mix products together

Information Printed on Label

  • Product Name
  • Ingredients
  • Information on how to store the product correctly
  • Disposal Directions - not all disposal directions are accurate, please contact Otter Tail County's Household Hazardous Waste Facility at 218-736-2161 if you have questions
  • Directions for product use
  • Personal safety information

Household Hazardous Wastes Categories

  • Corrosive
  • Environmentally Hazardous
  • Flammable
  • Toxic / Poisonous

Signal Words

  • Caution: mild to moderately hazardous
  • Danger: extremely flammable, corrosive or highly toxic / poisonous
  • Poison: highly toxic
  • Warning: moderately hazardous

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