soilSHOP Toolkit

What are soilSHOP Events?

Soil Screening, Health, Outreach, and Partnership (soilSHOP) events provide community members with free lead screening of soil gathered from their gardens or outdoor play area(s). Through soilSHOPs, ATSDR and partner organizations provide health education and outreach to help people learn if their soil is contaminated and how to reduce exposures.

Communities that are concerned about lead and other contaminants, or that are interested in assessing and cleaning contaminated vacant lots to use as gardens, may wish to contact their local, State or Tribal brownfields program or EPA Regional Brownfields program offices for further technical assistance.

Page last reviewed: May 24, 2022