Recycling & Hazardous Waste

  • Residential Recycling Guide (PDF)
  • Solid Waste Services Guide  (PDF)
  • Business and Industry Recycling Guide (PDF)
  • Household Hazardous Waste Program (PDF)
  • Business Hazardous Waste Program (PDF)
  • Business Mercury Lamp Recycling (PDF)
  • Handling Mercury Spills (PDF)
  • Household Batteries – A Proper Disposal (PDF)
  • Reduce Junk Mail (PDF)

Lawn Care & Composting

  • Mulch Mowing (PDF)
  • Backyard Composting (PDF)
  • Vermicomposting: Composting With Worms (PDF)
  • The Rookie’s Guide to Fertilizing in Douglas County (PDF)
  • Persistent Herbicides US Composting Council

Safer Alternatives

  • Our Home: A Guide to Non-Toxic Alternatives for Toxic Household Cleaners (PDF)
  • Pest Management at Home (PDF)
  • Our Garden: Alternatives to Pesticides in Our Gardens (PDF)
  • Non-Toxic Household Cleaners (PDF)
  • Non-Toxic Personal Care Products (PDF)
  • Non-Toxic Hair Care Strategies (PDF)
  • Keeping Kids Safe: Avoiding Hazards in Art and Hobby Supplies (PDF)