Call 911 in emergencies.
Asbestos fibers that become airborne (friable) when disturbed are dangerous if inhaled. Disposal should be done professionally. Contact a specialized contractor for removal and disposal information.
Call 911 to properly dispose of explosives.
For information on handling potentially radioactive materials, call the New York State Health Deptartment's 24-hour hotline at (518) 465-9720. In emergencies, call 911.
Call 911 to properly dispose of illegal drugs.
For legal over-the-counter and prescription medications, see pharmaceutical waste collections
Call 911 to properly dispose of shock sensitive materials.