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Christmas Tree Recycling

By Dec 26, 2022 - Organics
It’s that time again! Either have your tree picked up by your trash hauler or drop it off at a free collection site. Just remember to cut trees over 6-feet tall and remove all ornaments, tinsel, and stands prior to recycling. Read more...

Be Aware of Proper Battery Disposal this Holiday Season

Batteries contain hazardous metals and corrosive materials that pose serious fire, health, and safety threats when improperly discarded. Batteries are considered hazardous waste in California and should NEVER be placed in a trash or recycling bin.  Luckily, proper battery recycling is easy in Santa Barbara County! Read more...

Holiday Facility Closures

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 24 through Sunday, January 2. Read more...