Environmental Affairs Documents

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Environmental Affairs area publishes a variety of documents on air and water quality, environmental health services, land and waste management, and environmental regulation.

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    Food waste diary
    (South Carolina State Library, 2023-03) South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
    In 2019, 66.2 million tons of food was wasted by folks going about their everyday lives in the United States. This number includes waste from grocery stores, restaurants, and at home. The majority of this waste happens in home kitchens, which is why it’s important to learn what you waste and how to cut back. That’s where this diary comes in. It’s a tool to help you track what your family throws away and why, so you can quickly and easily figure out how to stop wasting food – and money!
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    Caring for your well : testing & maintenance
    (South Carolina State Library, 2010-10) South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
    If your drinking water comes from your well, it is your responsibility to test the well water for contaminants. This brochure tells how to test and maintain your well.
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    Bureau of Air Quality [organizational chart]
    (South Carolina State Library, 2024-01) South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Bureau of Air Quality
    This is the January 2024 Department of Health and Environmental Control Bureau of Air Quality organizational chart.
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    Be battery smart : a household safety guide for lithium-ion batteries
    (South Carolina State Library, 2023-11-02) South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
    This guide is designed to provide household safety tips as well as recycling options for lithium-ion batteries.
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    Onsite wastewater
    (South Carolina State Library, 2023-09) South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Bureau of Environmental Health Services
    The onsite wastewater program is responsible for providing regulatory oversight of onsite wastewater systems as well as the licensing of onsite wastewater contractors.