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Recycling Your Used Motor Oil and Filters Is Easy and Free!

By May 27, 2020 in Uncategorized
If you’ve taken advantage of extra time at home to change your own motor oil, be sure to recycle it at one of over 50 free collection centers in Santa Barbara County. Don’t forget your oil filter too! Read more...

Santa Ynez “ABOP” Collection Reopening May 30th!

By May 21, 2020 in Uncategorized
The Saturday “ABOP” collection at the Santa Ynez Valley Recycling and Transfer Station will reopen on Saturday May 30. The “ABOP” program accepts antifreeze, batteries, motor oil, and paint. Read more...

MarBorg’s Buyback and ABOP Centers Open Again

By May 12, 2020 in Uncategorized
MarBorg’s Buyback and “ABOP” Centers, located in downtown Santa Barbara and Goleta, have resumed operation for the collection of recyclables and other types of materials, including antifreeze, batteries, used motor oil, and paint. Read more...

Bulk Food Storage During Quarantine

By Apr 28, 2020 in Uncategorized
Storing food safely is a great way to preserve our resources and get the most bang for the buck. As you hunker down at home, check out this article to help keep your food safe and prevent food waste. Read more...

Community Hazardous Waste Collection Center Reopening!

By Apr 27, 2020 in Uncategorized
The Community Hazardous Waste Collection Center at UCSB is set to reopen beginning Friday, May 1st for businesses (appointment only), and Saturday, May 2nd from 9am-3pm and Sunday, May 3rd, from 11am-3pm for households. Please help us implement social distancing by wearing a mask and remaining in your vehicle. Check out this article for full social distancing requirements. Read more...

COVID-19 Transfer Station Operation Updates

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the County is temporarily suspending its Saturday “ABOP” program at the Santa Ynez Valley Recycling and Transfer Station for the collection of antifreeze, automotive batteries, motor oil, and paint. The rest of the County’s transfer station services are currently operating, however we request that only essential materials be brought to our facilities during this time. Read more...