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Trash, Recycling and Green Waste, Oh My!

By Jeff Simeon Apr 09, 2011 - Recycle, Trash, Yard Waste

Learn more about the great three bin system County residents use every day for waste collection in Santa Barbara County. The system helps us to keep over 70% of the waste we generate out of the landfill!



County Television made this great video to explain what happens to the materials in your three bins.

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Give the Gift of Composting.

By Jeff Simeon Dec 01, 2010 in Press Releases - Yard Waste
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Earth Machine Composting bins would make a great Earth Day present! The County of Santa Barbara sells these bins for only $40, which is more than half off their retail price.


If you need more information about composting in general, check out our composting page at LessIsMore.org/compost

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Public Works Wins Yard Waste SWANA Award

For the second year in a row, the Santa Barbara County Public Works Department (parent of LessIsMore.org)has struck gold by winning a prestigious Gold excellence Award from the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA). Last year the County took top honors for its overall Integrated Waste Management system. This year’s award is for Marketing, as embodied by the Green Waste Awareness campaign conducted in 2008 by the Resource Recovery & Waste Management Division (RRWMD).

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RRWMD Wins Gold SWANA Award

By Jeff Simeon Jul 18, 2008 in Awards - Trash

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), the leading professional association in the solid waste management field, has chosen parent of LessIsMore.org, the County of Santa Barbara Department of Public Works Resource Recovery & Waste Management Division to receive the SWANA 2008 Gold Excellence Award for Integrated Waste Management.

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