Newsletter

2020 Spring Newsletter - Santa Barbara County

2020 Spring Newsletter - Santa Barbara County
in Newsletter, County of Santa Barbara Newsletter

In January of 2019, California became the 23rd state to enact a "Slow Down to Get Around" law. This law became effective January 1st, 2020. Slow Down to Get Around laws save lives by requiring drivers to exercise caution and avoid distractions when they approach a waste and recycling collection truck.

Read more...

2020 Spring Newsletter - Buellton

2020 Spring Newsletter - Buellton
in Newsletter, Buellton Newsletter

Recycling Collection. What is recyclable? All items must be empty, clean and dry.

Read more...

2019 Winter Newsletter - County/Goleta

2019 Winter Newsletter - County/Goleta
in Newsletter, County of Santa Barbara Newsletter, Goleta Newsletter

We will be collecting Christmas trees free of charge after the holidays. To have your tree recycled please bring it to the curbside on your greenwaste collection day. If you do not have greenwaste service, bring your tree to the curbside on your trash collection day.

Read more...

2019 Winter Newsletter - Buellton

2019 Winter Newsletter - Buellton
in Buellton Newsletter, Newsletter

We will be collecting Christmas trees free of charge after the holidays. To have your tree recycled please bring it to the curbside on your green waste collection day. If you do not have green waste service, bring your tree to the curbside on your trash collection day.

Read more...

2019 Spring Newsletter - Santa Barbara County

2019 Spring Newsletter - Santa Barbara County
in County of Santa Barbara Newsletter, Newsletter

The Community Environmental Council (CEC) will host the 49th Annual Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival at Alameda Park Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28, 2019. The 2019 festival – which is free to attend – is broken into zones, each created around a specific theme. In addition, there will be two full days of live music performances, speakers, the largest Green Car Show on the Central Coast, family programming, and the presentation of an Environmental Hero Award.

Read more...

2019 Spring Newsletter - Buellton

2019 Spring Newsletter - Buellton
in Buellton Newsletter, Newsletter

What happens to an item that you toss into the blue container? Typically, it is recycled into a new product, keeping it out of the landfill and saving valuable natural resources. But what if that item can’t be recycled? If that item actually belongs in the trash, then it is considered contamination. Contamination is a dirty word, but our guide below will help you keep your containers (and conscience) clean.

Read more...

2018 Winter Newsletter - Goleta

2018 Winter Newsletter - Goleta
in Goleta Newsletter, Newsletter

FREE CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING

HOLIDAY WASTE PREVENTION It is estimated that between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, more than 1 million tons of additional waste are generated each week nationwide. Use these tips to help reduce your waste this holiday season!

Read more...

2018 Winter Newsletter - Buellton

2018 Winter Newsletter - Buellton
in Buellton Newsletter, Goleta Newsletter, Newsletter

FREE CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING

HOLIDAY WASTE PREVENTION It is estimated that between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, more than 1 million tons of additional waste are generated each week nationwide. Use these tips to help reduce your waste this holiday season!

Read more...

2018 Winter Newsletter - County of Santa Barbara

2018 Winter Newsletter - County of Santa Barbara
in Newsletter, County of Santa Barbara Newsletter

FREE CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING

HOLIDAY WASTE PREVENTION It is estimated that between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, more than 1 million tons of additional waste are generated each week nationwide. Use these tips to help reduce your waste this holiday season!

Read more...

2018 Spring Newsletter - County of Santa Barbara

2018 Spring Newsletter - County of Santa Barbara
in Newsletter, County of Santa Barbara Newsletter

The County is excited to announce the kick-off of a new medication collection program funded and operated by the pharmaceutical industry. Resulting from an ordinance passed by the Board of Supervisors, the new program provides residents with a free and convenient way to dispose of unwanted household medications. Over-the-counter and prescription medications are accepted at participating collection sites throughout the county.

Read more...