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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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Cleaning Up a Broken CFL

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Aug 18, 2020 10:58 AM Read More
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CalTrans Repaves a Highway with Melted Recycled Bottles

Think of it as where the root beer meets the road. Or maybe life in the Fanta lane?In an experiment they hope will one day make California’s roads more durable and put a dent in the state’s growing plastic pollution problem, road crews working with Caltrans are repaving a section of highway in Northern California using recycled asphalt held together with thousands of melted plastic bottles.The project — across three lanes of Highway 162 just east of Oroville in Butte County — represents the first time a state highway in California has been repaved using 100% recycled materials.

Aug 04, 2020 12:18 PM Read More
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CalRecycle Offers Help to Farms & Orchards dealing with Illegal Dumping

 Help for farms and orchards dealing with illegal dumping "Alternaria, botrytis, septoria—most blight has a natural cause and a known method for treatment and prevention. But what can growers do when blight is manmade?Agricultural land has long been vulnerable to illegal dumping. Many farms and orchards are at once easy to access from the roadway and isolated enough that trespassers are unlikely to spotted.

Jul 28, 2020 10:31 AM Read More
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