One quart of motor oil can contaminate up to 2 million gallons of water. Make sure household products such as motor oil, paint, varnishes, fertilizers, pesticides and pharmaceuticals are disposed of in a way that keeps them out of the storm drains and creeks. Get in touch with your local community or solid waste management district for proper recycle/disposal information.
- Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District
- Lake County Solid Waste District
- Geauga County Solid Waste Management District
- Portage County Solid Waste Management District
The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District also maintains a pocket guide for the kitchen, workshop, or garage.