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Emerging Variance Process
MESSAGE FROM JOHN KENNEDY Legislative Advocate with Rural County Representatives of California Hello all,I wanted to share some details from a follow-up discussion with DTSC about Treated Wood Waste (TWW) and the emerging variance process. Please note that these are based on preliminary discussions and may be subject to change. Regardless, they help provide a better idea of how DTSC is approaching the variance process.Jan 15, 2021 01:42 PM Read More
Treated Wood Waste Disposal
Treated Wood WasteDue to expiring state waivers, pressure-treated wood, which is sometimes required by the California Building Code, will be classified by the State of California as hazardous material effective January 1, 2021. Residential and business customers will have a limited ability to dispose of treated wood waste with MendoRecycle for a fee.Beginning January 1, the State will require that treated wood waste be categorized as hazardous material (HazMat) and the material can no longer be accepted by waste haulers or at transfer stations within Mendocino County.Jan 05, 2021 09:16 AM Read More
Do Not Place Hot/Warm Ashes in Your Trash Bins!
"*****PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT*****DO NOT PLACE HOT/WARM ASHES in any of your curbside carts. Not only can this melt the carts (as shown below) it can cause a fire in the collection truck. Please allow your fireplace ashes to cool for 48 hours before disposing of them in your GARBAGE cart.Dec 01, 2020 10:49 AM Read More
Are Pizza Boxes Recyclable
During this America Recycles Week, we're aiming to answer a common question that causes a lot of confusion across the United States:Are pizza boxes recyclable?We're here to set the record straight. A recent study confirmed pizza boxes are recyclable. Grease and cheese are not an issue for the recycling process.Nov 25, 2020 09:40 AM Read More