Help prevent fires this summer by keeping these 5 items out of waste carts

Pool chemicals should never be put in the trash, recycling or green waste carts as they can cause fires. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Inland Empire customers can take part in Waste Management’s annual summer safety campaign by keeping 5 items that have the potential to cause truck fires out of their trash, recycling and green waste carts. “Our 100 Days of Summer Safety campaign challenges our people to refocus and rededicate themselves to following best safety practices and we want to give our customers the tools and insights to do the same,” Steevie Bereiter, area safety director for Waste Management of Southern California, said. “By knowing which items have the potential to cause fires, customers can do their part to keep them out of their carts.” Help keep Waste Management’s employees and communities safe by keeping lithium ion batteries, electronic cigarettes/vapes, household hazardous waste, such a
Subscribe or log in to read the rest of this content.