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Skip to main navigation Don't Burn Trash
Ask yourself these questions:
List four things that you have thrown in the trash in the past week.
Out of those four things, could any of them have been recycled, reused or composted?
Does your family illegally burn household trash at home or at camp?
What could you do with it instead of burning it?
Now learn more!
Produces smoke that can affect your health, your family's health and your neighbor's health
Produces smoke that may contain toxic chemicals
May lead to accidental fires
It is now illegal to burn household trash
Dispose of your trash responsibly:
Reduce - avoid excess packaging and buy in bulk
Reuse - as much as possible, and compost kitchen and yard waste
Recycle - paper, metal, plastic and glass