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Additional Locations Available for Medication Disposal

By Leslie Robinson Nov 26, 2018
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Do you have expired or unwanted medications that you'd like to dispose of? You can drop them off at one of over 30 free collection sites located throughout the county. Locations include pharmacies, clinics, and law enforcement stations.

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America Recycles Day November 15th

By Leslie Robinson Nov 05, 2018 - Recycle
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Thank you for visiting our website and helping us celebrate America Recycles Day! LessIsMore.org is the County's ultimate recycling resource. You'll find everything you need to know about why, what, where, and how to recycle.

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World Food Day October 16

By Leslie Robinson Oct 09, 2018 - Food Forward
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On October 16, the United Nations will celebrate World Food Day, an occasion to raise awareness of its goal of #ZeroHunger by 2030. Food waste reduction is a key component of this effort.

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Hazardous Waste Collection Events This Weekend

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This Saturday and Sunday, October 6 and 7, the County Public Works Department will host free Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Events in New Cuyama and Santa Ynez. Bring items like old paint, automotive fluids, pesticides, TVs, computer equipment, and much more. Check our event listings for details.

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Coastal Clean-Up Day This Saturday!

By Leslie Robinson Sep 10, 2018 - Clean-Ups
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Join the County and Explore Ecology for this year's Coastal Clean-Up Day on Saturday, September 15, from 9:00 a.m. to noon at various beaches and creeks countywide.

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Free Recycling Centers Available for Motor Oil and Filters

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With spring in the air, make sure your vehicle is in top shape for upcoming vacation travel. If you change your own oil, recycle it at no charge at one of over 50 drop-off locations in the County. And don't forget your oil filters!

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Updated Mud Debris Clean-Up Guidelines

By Leslie Robinson Mar 02, 2018

For the latest resources available for the disposal of mud and storm debris from private properties, please download our Mud Debris Clean-Up Guidelines. The flyer provides information on local permitted haulers, facilities that can accept the debris, and what to do if you encounter hazardous materials on your property, among other helpful information.

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New Materials Exchange Site Launched for Montecito Residents

By Leslie Robinson Mar 02, 2018 - Reduce & Reuse
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The new exchange site will facilitate the sharing of usable natural materials, such as rocks, soil, and mulch, and will help reduce homeowners' disposal costs, as well as limit the amount of debris heading to area landfills.

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Montecito Debris Removal FAQs Available

By Leslie Robinson Feb 08, 2018

With answers to questions like, "What do I do with mud, rocks, and other debris on my property?", our updated Private Property Debris Removal FAQs provide homeowners with comprehensive information on debris clean-up and disposal.

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Free, Year-Round E-Waste Recycling

By Leslie Robinson Feb 07, 2018 - Electronics
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Are you storing old TVs, computers, and other electronics at home, waiting for the next recycling event? No need to wait! Stop by one of the County's free drop-off sites any time we're open.

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