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Tip on disposing of toxic paint thinner, solvents, paint, etc.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #23 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 4
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #33 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 6

Hazardous waste in the woodworking shop. Advice on disposal and cleanup.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #31 Mar-Apr 1993 pg. 64
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #34 Sep-Oct 1993 pg. 4
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #37 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 8

A practical guide to recycling and disposing of art materials.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1992 (v.9#1) pg. 16

Tip on rendering ferric chloride harmless with sodium carbonate (washing soda).
AUDIO AMATEUR 2/1981 [Apr 1981] (v.12#2) pg. 60

Tips on correct procedures for disposing of flammable and toxic products.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1989 (v.67#5) pg. 77

How to study what materials will decompose naturally and which will not.
BOYS' LIFE May 1997 (v.87#5) pg. 8

Tin can alley. Critter-proof outdoor bin for storing trash cans is decorated with lattice and half spindle ballusters.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Sep 2001 (v.24#10) pg. 41

Caution: Hazardous substances at work. A look at the various chemicals which you use in your home and workshop. Tips on safely storing, using, and disposing of dangerous chemicals.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1987 (v.10#5) pg. 35

Toxic shop. A guide to things in a home workshop that are environmental hazards. Suggests alternatives and safe disposal methods.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1991 (v.14#7) pg. 25

Tips from homesteads on recycling and disposing of trash.
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1984 (v.68#2) pg. 12

The 3-R's of trash disposal. Tips on reducing, reusing and recycling.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1990 (v.74#3) pg. 16

A look at hazardous wastes in the home and how to dispose of them.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1992 (v.76#4) pg. 17

Hazardous wastes in your home. Includes a chart listing the hazards, disposal suggestions, and possible substitutions.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1994 (v.78#1) pg. 69

How to dispose of hazardous household wastes. Ideas on how to recycle, store, and dispose of motor oil, pesticides, paint, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #241 Sep 1983 (v.33#7) pg. 56

Safe, sensible use of toxic materials by the do-it-yourselfer. What toxic substances do we handle, how to handle them, how to dispose of them, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #269 May-Jun 1986 (v.36#5) pg. 116

Tips on safe disposal of leftover paint.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #302 Oct 1989 (v.39#9) pg. 10

Tip on disposing of an old TV tube.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #344 Jan 1994 (v.44#1) pg. 72

How to dispose of household pollutants (tar, cleaners, oil, paint, thinners, etc.).
FAMILY HANDYMAN #359 Jun 1995 (v.45#6) pg. 78

Guide to disposing of household cleaning products. What can be put down the drain, what to put in the trash and what to save for hazardous waste collection.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #366 Mar 1996 (v.46#3) pg. 98
Correction FAMILY HANDYMAN #370 Jul-Aug 1996 (v.46#7) pg. 12

Handling lead paint safely. Safe dust control techniques to use when remodeling, making repairs, or otherwise disturbing lead paint. Related article looks at the sources and hazards of lead paint in an older house.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #390 Jul-Aug 1998 (v.48#7) pg. 67, 88

Tips on handling of clothing contaminated by a pesticide.
FINE GARDENING #8 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 8

Construction waste. Ideas for reducing, reusing and recycling construction debris.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #93 Feb-Mar 1995 pg. 70
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #96 Jun-Jul 1995 pg. 4
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #97 Aug-Sep 1995 pg. 6

Minimizing household hazardous waste. Includes a guide listing their toxic ingredients, safe disposal, and less-toxic alternatives.
GARBAGE Mar-Apr 1990 (v.2#2) pg. 44

Suggestions on how to dispose of hazardous household wastes.
HARROWSMITH #76 Nov-Dec 1987 (v.12#4) pg. 125

Make your home safer. How to get rid of hazardous waste accumulating in your basement or garage.
HOME MECHANIX #727 Nov 1988 (v.84) pg. 72

Safe disposal. The best ways to handle disposal of hazardous household products.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1989 (v.14#7) pg. 57

Tip: How to dispose of less than a gallon of toxic paint or household cleaning solvent.
NEW SHELTER Jan 1986 (v.7#1) pg. 36

Getting rid of lead. An in-depth examination of the lead paint threat, what it means to old-house owners, and methods for dealing with the problem. A related article covers low-tech abatement procedures.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1992 (v.20#4) pg. 47, 51

Demons from the deep. Advice on dealing with underground petroleum storage tanks which may be buried on your property.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1994 (v.22#6) pg. 62

How heavy metals pollute our soils and tips on preventing unnecessary pollution from lead, cadmium, etc.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1981 (v.28#6) pg. 72

A look at common household chemicals that are toxic and suggestions for disposing of them responsibly.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1987 (v.34#7) pg. 28

Toxic household trash. Tips on proper disposal of potentially hazardous household waste.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Oct 1987 (v.2#8) pg. 24

Tip on disposing of small capacitors filled with PCBs.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Feb 1988 (v.59#2) pg. 13

Tip on handling and disposing of hazardous materials (such as printed circuit board etchant) used in hobby electronics.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Apr 1990 (v.61#4) pg. 59

Chart of proper disposal procedures for various automotive restoration wastes (coolant, oil, cleaners, etc.).
SKINNED KNUCKLES #226 May 1995 (v.19#10) pg. 27
Added Info SKINNED KNUCKLES #228 Jul 1995 (v.19#12) pg. 30

Disposing of hazardous materials found around your house (paint, pesticides, solvents, ...).
SUNSET Jun 1990 (v.184#6) pg. 126

Suggestions on safely disposing of dyestuffs and mordants.
THREADS #2 Dec 1985-Jan 1986 pg. 8

Three things to do with leftover cans of paint.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #819 Oct 1997 (v.93) pg. 12

Solvents. A look at the six basic solvents used in painting, wood finishing, etc. How to safely dispose of used solvents.
WOODSMITH #53 Oct 1987 pg. 20, 23
Added Info WOODSMITH #54 Dec 1987 pg. 23

Keep your drains flowing. Tip on proper disposal of household waste to avoid clogging drains.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1990 (v.46#5) pg. 20

A sink is not a dump. Protect your plumbing, your health and the environment by proper disposal of hazardous waste. Some tips.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1990 (v.46#5) pg. 71