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Summer 2020 - Business Savvy Sustainability

Summer 2020 - Business Savvy Sustainability

In 2014, the State of California adopted Assembly Bill No. 1826, a mandatory commercial organics recycling law that took effect in 2016. “Organic waste” means food waste, green waste, landscape and pruning waste, nonhazardous wood waste, and food-soiled paper that is mixed in with food waste.

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2020 Spring Newsletter - Santa Barbara County

2020 Spring Newsletter - Santa Barbara County

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.

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2019 Winter Newsletter - County/Goleta

2019 Winter Newsletter - County/Goleta

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.

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2019 Winter Newsletter - Buellton

2019 Winter Newsletter - Buellton

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.

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Summer 2019 - Business Savvy Sustainability

Summer 2019 - Business Savvy Sustainability

In 2014, the State of California adopted Assembly Bill No. 1826, a mandatory commercial organics recycling law that took effect in 2016. “Organic waste” means food waste, green waste, landscape and pruning waste, nonhazardous wood waste, and food-soiled paper that is mixed in with food waste.

How this affects you: As of January 1, 2019 it is the law that businesses that generate four cubic yards of solid waste per week must recycle their organic waste. If this applies to you, or if you are unsure, please contact Sarah Stark at [email protected] or (805) 963-1852 if you are located in the cities of Goleta or Buellton, or contact Thomas Chiarodit at [email protected] or (805) 882-3624 if you are located elsewhere in the County of Santa Barbara.
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2019 Spring Newsletter - Santa Barbara County

2019 Spring Newsletter - Santa Barbara County

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.

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2019 Spring Newsletter - Buellton

2019 Spring Newsletter - Buellton

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.

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2018 Winter Newsletter - Goleta

2018 Winter Newsletter - Goleta

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!

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2018 Winter Newsletter - Buellton

2018 Winter Newsletter - Buellton

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!

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2018 Winter Newsletter - County of Santa Barbara

2018 Winter Newsletter - County of Santa Barbara

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!

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