How You Can Help Reduce Pollution - City of Yukon

How You Can Help Reduce Pollution

10 Easy Ways You Can Help! 

  1. Use fertilizers sparingly and sweep up driveways, sidewalks, and gutters.
  2. Never dump anything down storm drains or in streams.
  3. Vegetate bare spots in your yard.
  4. Compost your yard waste.
  5. Use least toxic pesticides, follow labels, and learn how to prevent pest problems.
  6. Direct downspouts away from paved surfaces; consider a rain garden to capture runoff.
  7. Take your car to the car wash instead of washing it in the driveway.
  8. Check your car for leaks and recycle your motor oil.
  9. Pick up after your pet.
  10. Have your septic tank pumped and system inspected regularly.