Debris Management Means Safety

Debris Management Means Safety

Debris Can Cause Serious Pollution Problems

Author: Environmental Health Staff/Thursday, April 25, 2013/Categories: Home Page, NEWS

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Even after floodwaters recede and the storms have passed debris remains that can cause serious pollution problems and potentially result in ill health effects. The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Illinois EPA) has developed this fact sheet to outline what you can do to ensure that the waste and debris are disposed of in a safe and environmentally sound manner. Please follow these guidelines to dispose of the debris.

Any questions about which materials can be landfilled, burned or recycled will be answered promptly by calling:

Landfill waste material – 217-524-3300

Open burning waste – 217-782-2113

Immediate emergency – 800-782-7860

Outdoor chemical contamination – 217-782-3637.

Download link below for the guidelines

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