Cleanups: What You Can Do
How Communities and Concerned Citizens Can Get Involved
Cleanups always benefit when communities and individuals get involved. These links provide more information on what you can do to help the cleanup effort.
- Community Engagement Initiative improves dialogue between EPA and local communities and stakeholders, including ways individuals can participate in cleanup decisions.
- Public Participation in Waste Facility Permitting Decisions for both hazardous and municipal solid waste facilities.
- Environmental Justice offers strategies and tools to help combat the disproportionate amount of adverse health and environmental effects of pollution in minority and/or low-income communities.
- What You Can Do to Clean the Air
- How You Can Help Keep Urban Waters Clean
- What You Can Do to Improve Water Quality raises public awareness and encourages involvement in water quality issues.
- Community Involvement at Federal Facilities promotes involvement in the cleanup decision-making process at federal facilities.
- Superfund Community Involvement offers ways to get yourself and others involved in Superfund site planning and cleanup.
- Emergency Management Community Involvement promotes public understanding about how to address any potential issues stemming from the presence of hazardous substances.
- EPA for Citizen Action includes resources to help you understand environmental issues and potential human health risks, along with ways that you, your family and your community can protect the environment.
- The Superfund Kids Page has fun and educational information about our Superfund program especially designed for young kids.