Other Chemicals & Household Hazardous Waste

  • Toxic chemicals are often found in stormwater
  • Can disrupt bodily & reproductive functions of aquatic animals and can mimic natural hormones
  • Can kill plants & animals 

    Examples:

    • Surfactants (soaps & detergents)
    • Pthalates (nail polish & other sources)
    • Dioxins (burning plastics, by-product of paper-making, & other sources)
    • Herbicides (lawn/crop treatment)
    • Fungicides (lawn/crop treatment)
    • Pesticides (lawn/crop treatment)