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FDA Warns Consumers of Methanol-Containing Hand Sanitizers
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Takes Action to Warn, Protect Consumers from Dangerous Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers Containing Methanol "As part of continued action to protect the American public, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers and health care professionals about hand sanitizer products containing methanol, or wood alcohol — a substance often used to create fuel and antifreeze that is not an acceptable active ingredient for hand sanitizer products and can be toxic when absorbed through the skin as well as life-threatening when ingested.Jul 24, 2020 08:53 AM Read More
Governor Newsom's Temporary Suspension of Reusable Bags Expires
"Governor Gavin Newsom’s executive order directive temporarily suspending certain requirements of the plastic bag ban has now expired.Consequently, California retailers subject to the requirements of California’s single-use carryout bag ban (SB 270 Padilla, Chapter 850, Statutes of 2014) are barred from offering single-use carryout bags to customers. Instead, these stores may provide a reusable grocery bag or recycled paper bag to a customer at a charge of at least 10 cents.Jul 23, 2020 12:38 PM Read More
The ABC's of Recycling - Always Be Clean Dry & Empty
MendoRecycle's first commercial! This 30-second informative clip will teach us how we can give cans and plastic bottles a second life and prevent them from ending up in landfills! Cans and plastic bottles that are recycled have the opportunity to end up back on store shelves, while those that end up in landfills do not!Jul 02, 2020 11:29 AM Read More
MENDORECYCLE SWAG GIVEAWAY FOR MENDOCINO COUNTY RESIDENTS
MENDORECYCLE SWAG GIVEAWAY FOR MENDOCINO COUNTY RESIDENTSMendocino County residents, we have some exciting news to share with you! MendoRecycle will hold a weekly giveaway for residents who take a photo of an area that needs cleaning or maintenance. To enter the draw, send us a before and after photo of your cleanup! Cleaning size doesn't matter, because every piece of trash pick up can make a HUGE difference!Winner of the week will be announced and contacted on Wednesdays! Photos sent Wednesdays will count for next week's draw. Prizes will be mailed to respect zero contact rule.Jul 02, 2020 09:03 AM Read More