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Free Mattress Recycling at South Coast Transfer Station

By Leslie Robinson May 10, 2016 - Recycle
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As part of a new statewide recycling program, the County's South Coast Recycling and Transfer Station now accepts mattresses and box springs at no charge. Residents and businesses can drop off up to five units per day.

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Safe Medication Disposal Reminder

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March is Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month in California, reminding us of the need to properly dispose of unwanted household medications so they don't end up in the wrong hands. Download our recent press release here or watch our short video.

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Free Sharps Containers and Disposal Available Throughout the County

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With more community members using medical "sharps" (e.g. needles and lancets) at home to test insulin levels and administer medications, please be reminded that the County offers free collection containers and disposal. Download our recent press release here or watch our short video.

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California's New Mattress Recycling Program In Effect

By Leslie Robinson Feb 01, 2016 - Recycle
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Coined "Bye Bye Mattress", the new program is recruiting collection sites locally and working to increase the number of mattresses recycled each year.

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New Feature for RRWMD Billing Customers

By Leslie Robinson Nov 20, 2015 - Trash

The Resource Recovery & Waste Management Division is now providing direct access of transactional data to all of our billing customers. You can view information collected through our facility scale system, create your own reports, make payments, and more.

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Oil Debris From Refugio Oil Spill

We appreciate the concern the public has shown with regards to the Refugio oil spill and understand that there are those who wish to participate in the cleanup. Please note, however, that oil debris collected from the spill is not permitted at the County's Community Hazardous Waste Collection Center.

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Taking a Further Look at Food Waste

By Leslie Robinson Sep 05, 2014 - Organics
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In our new Food Forward video we take a close-up look at what happens to wasted food and offer suggestions for keeping food out of the landfill.

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Free Oil and Filter Recycling

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With summer quickly upon us, make sure your vehicle is tuned up for all those upcoming road trips. If you change your own oil, you can recycle it at no charge at one of over 50 drop-off locations in the County. And don't forget your oil filters too!

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RRWMD & Senator Jackson Promote Safe Medication Disposal

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Earlier today members of our Resource Recovery & Waste Management Division joined State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson and Supervisor Janet Wolf in a press event to promote Senator Jackson's safe medication disposal bill, SB 727.

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Resource Recovery Office Green Biz Certified

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The Resource Recovery and Waste Management Division's office in downtown Santa Barbara was recently certified as an official Green Business through the Green Business Program of Santa Barbara County. The program recognizes businesses that go above and beyond to protect, preserve, and improve the environment.

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