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2019/2020 Resource Recovery Waste Management Annual Report Now Available!

By Jan 11, 2021
The RRWMD Annual Report for Solid Waste Management Services for Fiscal Year 2019/20 is now available! In this report, we discuss program updates, event recaps, and exciting information about the ReSource Center. Click here to check out the awesome programs that our team has been working on. Read more...

New Eucalyptus and Oleander Separation Requirements

By Jan 03, 2021
Poisonous vegetation (plants that contain toxins) cannot be added to the green waste you take to the County’s recycling and transfer stations. Starting in January, this will now include Eucalyptus and Oleander. Read more...

“Less Is More” Guide Hot Off the Press

By Dec 22, 2020
Drum roll, please…The new Less Is More Guide is here! Click here to check out the new go-to resource for recycling and waste reduction in Santa Barbara County. We also include some fun facts about e-waste, food scraps, and more! This guide is also published in hard copy and sent to various locations throughout the County. Read more...

Hazardous Waste Center Closed for Holidays

Happy holidays! Please note that the Community Hazardous Waste Collection Center will be closed during the Christmas and New Year’s weekends, from Friday, December 25 through Sunday, January 3. Read more...

America Recycles Day is November 15!

By Oct 31, 2020 - Recycle
We are celebrating America Recycles Day on November 15! You can too by brushing up on local recycling options. It’s tricky to know what can and can’t go into your blue bin. Metals, glass, paper, and some plastics are great recycling candidates. Find all of the details here. Read more...

New Food Forward Booklet!

By Oct 30, 2020 - Organics
We updated our Food Forward booklet and can’t wait to show you! Food waste and food scraps can be easily diverted from the trash. Check out our booklet to find new ways to prevent food waste and learn about food in the waste stream. Buying less food, donating, composting… there are so many ways we can reduce food waste! Read more...

FREE Household Hazardous Waste Events in October!

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!

By Sep 10, 2020
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!

By Sep 03, 2020 - 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...

Ongoing Hazardous Waste Disposal Options in Santa Barbara County

Need to know where you can take your hazardous waste in Santa Barbara County? Look no further! This article covers all the hazardous waste basics. Read more...
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