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Christmas Tree Recycling Info

By Alan Nakashima Dec 30, 2017 - Yard Waste
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Either have your tree picked up by your trash hauler or drop it off at a free collection site. Just remember to cut trees over 6 feet tall and remove all ornaments, tinsel, and stands prior to recycling.

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RRWM's Annual Waste Management Report Now Available

By Alan Nakashima Oct 05, 2017 - Recycle
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If you're interested in learning more about the services provided by the County's Resource Recovery and Waste Management Division, please check out our latest Annual Report for Solid Waste Management Services for Fiscal Year 2016/17. The report includes participation figures and waste collection data for all of the Division's community programs.

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County Reduces Emissions Equivalent to Taking 6,500 Cars Off Local Roads

By Alan Nakashima Sep 12, 2017 - Reduce & Reuse

County staff, residents, and businesses are making strides reducing greenhouse gas emissions, as called for in the County's Energy and Climate Action Plan. Working together, the County and community have cut carbon pollution by an estimated 30,605 metric tons of carbon dioxide-equivalent. That's like taking 6,465 cars off the road for a year!

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Green Business Program Recruiting New Applicants

Is your business striving to reduce waste, conserve water and energy, and promote alternative transportation? If so, consider applying to be a certified Green Business in Santa Barbara County. Kick-off workshops are scheduled for September.

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