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GreenTowns Checklist

Category: Environmental Toxins

Questions 20 - 24 are specifically centered around environmental issues.

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View previous questions 13-19 about energy issues.

20. Does your town provide regular "toxics" collection days for residents?

21. Does your town have a policy to mandate the use of only no- or low-VOC paints and adhesives?

22. Does your town follow a healthy carpet installation policy, using only natural fiber padding and low VOC adhesives?

23. Does your town have a strict IPM policy for indoor pest control?

24. Does your town remove and replace public playground equipment made from treated wood?

Continue to questions 25 - 28 which are specifically centered around green cleaning.


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