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This site is the ultimate waste reduction resource for residents of Santa Barbara County. Knowing what to reduce, reuse and recycle can be tough. What goes where and why? For a quick answer, watch our video. You can also use our search tool to look up a particular item that you're not sure what to do with. Or peruse the tabs above to learn more about hazardous waste, electronics recycling, home composting and much more.

  • FREE Household Hazardous Waste Events in October!

    October 05, 2020 by Kaitlyn Haberlin - Hazardous Waste Recycling/Disposal
    We’re excited to welcome residents of the Cuyama Valley and the Santa Ynez Valley to our upcoming household hazardous waste and electronics collection events on October 10th and 11th. Bring items like paint, batteries, pesticides, and more! Read more...
  • Baron Ranch 101!

    September 10, 2020 by Jody Rundle
    Never heard of Baron Ranch? Or maybe you have been but don’t know the history? Check out this post to learn about this beautiful piece of land on the central coast. Read more...
  • Coastal Cleanup Month!

    September 03, 2020 by Sam Dickinson - Clean-Ups
    2020 Coastal Cleanup Day is now Coastal Cleanup Month! Join the County and Explore Ecology every Saturday this September and help clean up your neighborhood. Read more...
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