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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
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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
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Ukiah Valley Community Creek Cleanup: From Street To Creek

"XNEWSENVIRONMENTUkiah Valley Community and Creek Cleanup: From street to creekDeborah Edelman, senior project manager for the Mendocino County Resource Conservation District, has been spearheading the Ukiah Valley Community and Creek Cleanup since 2014. (Photo by Karen Rifkin)By KAREN RIFKIN |PUBLISHED: October 1, 2020 at 2:16 p.m.

Oct 29, 2020 08:48 AM Read More
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DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on October 24th!

DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on October 24th! Event Provides Safe, Convenient, and ResponsibleMeans of Disposing of Unwanted Medicines (Sacramento, CA) – Americans continue to support the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day by participating in the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) National Prescription upcoming Drug Take-Back event on October 24th from 10am to 2pm at designated locations throughout the country.  The DEA, along with its law enforcement partners, has now collected approximately 13 million pounds of expired, unused, and unwanted prescription medications since the inception of the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative in 2010. On Oct.

Oct 22, 2020 05:10 PM Read More
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