Safely use hazardous household products

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Common household and yard products can be hazardous to fish and wildlife. If you use products, read the label and follow the directions.

What you can do:

  • Dispose of leftovers or empty containers properly. Leftover chemicals can be taken to Metro’s hazardous waste transfer stations.
  • Sweep up spills; don’t allow material to wash into streets or down a storm drain.
  • Never dump anything in a storm drain, stream, ditch or storm pond.
  • Keep unused containers closed tightly


Clackamas Water Environment Services (WES) produces clean water, protects water quality and recovers renewable resources. We do this by providing wastewater services, stormwater management, and environmental education. It’s our job to protect public health and support the vitality of our communities, natural environment, and economy.