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  • Haz Waste Center Closed for Easter

    April 17, 2014 by Leslie Robinson - Hazardous Waste
    The Community Hazardous Waste Collection Center will be closed this coming Sunday, April 20, in observance of the Easter holiday. The Center will resume operations on Friday, April 25 for businesses (appointment required), and Saturday, April 26 for households (no appointment needed). Read more...
  • Free Recycling Event This Sunday

    April 01, 2014 by Leslie Robinson - Electronics
    Join us this Sunday, April 6, at the Santa Ynez Valley Recycling and Transfer Station for our biannual Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event. Stop by any time between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. with items like old paint, automotive fluids, pesticides, TVs, computer equipment, and much more. Read more...
  • Learn the Composting ABC's

    March 21, 2014 by Sam Dickinson - Yard Waste
    In our brand new waste reduction and composting booklet, Composting ABC's, we take waste reduction and recycling to a whole new a very easy way. Read more...
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