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How to Safely Dispose of Sharps

Learn how to properly dispose of home-generated sharps to avoid potential injury.

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Summer 2022 - Business Savvy Sustainability - Buellton

Summer 2022 - Business Savvy Sustainability - Buellton

California’s AB 1276 builds on the state’s existing efforts to combat waste from single-use items. Beginning in 2022, utensils, condiments, straws, and other single-use food items may only be given to customers upon request or if necessary to eat the food item.

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Summer 2022 - Business Savvy Sustainability - Goleta

Summer 2022 - Business Savvy Sustainability - Goleta

A City ordinance mandating that single-use foodware accessories and standard condiments be made available only upon request by the
consumer will go into effect on June 17, 2022, bringing Goleta into compliance with AB 1276. AB 1276 went into effect on January 1, 2022, and builds on the “straws-upon-request law” (AB 1884) to include other single-use food accessories.

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Summer 2022 - Business Savvy Sustainability - County

Summer 2022 - Business Savvy Sustainability - County

California’s AB 1276 builds on the state’s existing efforts to combat waste from single-use items. Beginning in 2022, utensils, condiments, straws, and other single-use food items may only be given to customers upon request or if necessary to eat the food item.

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Monthly Newsletter - July 2022

Monthly Newsletter - July 2022

In June, SB 54 was signed into law, simply requiring a reduction in the amount of plastic that exists.

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Monthly Newsletter - June 2022

Monthly Newsletter - June 2022

Confused about recycling numbers on plastics? Ignore them! These are not "recycling codes", they are "Resin Identification Codes".

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Monthly Newsletter - May 2022

Monthly Newsletter - May 2022

After green waste is collected from your container, it is grinded into mulch and put back into the community. Because this material is land-applied, it is important that we keep it clean.

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Monthly Newsletter - April 2022

Monthly Newsletter - April 2022

Did you know that mattresses can be dropped off for FREE at our C&D Facility, or picked up as part of a bulky item cleanup?

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Monthly Newsletter - March 2022

Monthly Newsletter - March 2022

If something plugs in, charges up, or takes batteries, it is considered electronic waste (e-waste) at the end of its life.

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2022 Spring Newsletter - Buellton

2022 Spring Newsletter - Buellton

Organic Waste Recycling is Changing in California
Don't worry, Santa Barbara County has you covered!
Californians are now required to keep as much organic waste out of landfills as possible.

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