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Mini Composting Workshops this Thursday at SBCC's Earth Day Event

By Sam Dickinson Apr 17, 2017 - Yard Waste
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Join us this Thursday, April 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for free mini composting workshops at Santa Barbara City College's Earth Day Event. Learn all about the benefits of composting food scraps and other organics at home.

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Introducing Our Latest Recycling Resource Guide

By Sam Dickinson Nov 13, 2016 - Recycle, Reduce & Reuse
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The newest edition of our Recycling Resource Guide for Santa Barbara County is now available in hard copy and online. Get your free copy today!

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Final Backyard Composting Workshop May 14

By Sam Dickinson May 09, 2016 - Yard Waste
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The final "Free and Fun" Backyard Composting Workshop in our spring series is coming up this Saturday, May 14, at the Santa Maria Valley Sustainable Garden at 624 W. Foster Road. Learn all about the benefits of composting food scraps and other organics at home.

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Creating a New Generation of Environmental Stewards

By Sam Dickinson May 31, 2015 - Recycle, Reduce & Reuse
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Taught onsite at Art From Scrap and in schools throughout the County, Explore Ecology delivers free waste reduction and composting education to over 6,000 students every year.

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Final Composting Workshop This Saturday!

By Sam Dickinson May 04, 2015 - Yard Waste
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Join us for our last composting workshop of the season this Saturday, May 9 at the Santa Maria Valley Sustainable Garden (624 W. Foster Road) from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. We'll cover all the basics and have one of our Earth Machine compost bins on display.

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Free Landfill and Transfer Station Tours Offered

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Have you ever wondered what happens to your trash and recyclables once they're hauled away? Get all your questions answered during one of our free Tajiguas Landfill or South Coast Recycling & Transfer Station tours.

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Free Worm Composting Workshop This Friday

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Join us at the Solvang Library for a free vermicomposting workshop this Friday at 10:30 a.m. We'll provide step-by-step instructions to easily create your own worm composting bin and offer tips to keep your worms happy.

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Free Programs Offered to Reduce Organic Waste

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Read about all of the County's free programs to reduce organic waste in our latest press release. From composting workshops and low-cost compost bins to free mulch and our new Food Forward Program, the County has a number of ways to help you prevent organics from ending up in the landfill.

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Learn the Composting ABC's

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In our brand new waste reduction and composting booklet, Composting ABC's, we take waste reduction and recycling to a whole new level...in a very easy way.

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Earth Machine Compost Bins Make Great Gifts

By Sam Dickinson Dec 01, 2013 - Yard Waste
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Looking for the perfect gift for your eco-minded family and friends? We've got a great option for you. Check out our low-cost Earth Machine compost bins.

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