Pesticides & Pollutants


The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) offers information on an environmentally sensitive approach to pest management, as well as consumer resources for safe pest control.

View the EPA’s lawn care guide for more information on environmentally friendly practices.


Chemicals, Paints and Solvents

Visit our Refuse and Recycling page to learn more about disposing of paint and other chemicals.

Coal Tar

Coal tar-based sealing agents on all (public and private) driveways, parking lots and all other roadway surfaces are banned in Winnetka. Other suitable sealing products are available.

Helpful Documents

View a list of licensed pavement sealant contractors (XLSX).


The Village provides information on preventing pollution of stormwater run-off.