Category Archives: Hazardous Waste & Toxic Reduction

Cell Phone Recycling

In 1994, 16 million Americans subscribed to cellular phone services. Today, more than 110 million Americans are subscribers. Some experts predict that worldwide subscriber numbers will reach 1.2 billion people by 2005. Can I Recycle my Cell Phone? Yes. Cell

Cell Phone Recycling

In 1994, 16 million Americans subscribed to cellular phone services. Today, more than 110 million Americans are subscribers. Some experts predict that worldwide subscriber numbers will reach 1.2 billion people by 2005. Can I Recycle my Cell Phone? Yes. Cell

Used Motor Oil Recycling

The City of Ventura has several used oil collection centers throughout the City. In order to find th collection center nearest to you, please click the link below: Click here to view the 11 Certified Collection Please call ahead to

Used Motor Oil Recycling

The City of Ventura has several used oil collection centers throughout the City. In order to find th collection center nearest to you, please click the link below: Click here to view the 11 Certified Collection Please call ahead to

Recycling Electronics (e-waste)

The issue of Electronic Waste (E-waste) is global, especially since many countries ship their toxic leftovers overseas. This new crisis is leading to a variety of programs and legislative approaches. What items are considered Electronic Waste? Electronic Waste consists of

Recycling Electronics (e-waste)

The issue of Electronic Waste (E-waste) is global, especially since many countries ship their toxic leftovers overseas. This new crisis is leading to a variety of programs and legislative approaches. What items are considered Electronic Waste? Electronic Waste consists of

Batteries & Recycling

Can I put old batteries in the trash? No! Batteries don’t go in the trash. Batteries contain heavy metals and other hazardous materials that may leach out from landfills into the soil, contaminating precious ground water and everything around it.

Batteries & Recycling

Can I put old batteries in the trash? No! Batteries don’t go in the trash. Batteries contain heavy metals and other hazardous materials that may leach out from landfills into the soil, contaminating precious ground water and everything around it.

The Types of Waste – Residential & Business

What are some different types of waste? Electronic Waste  – Because of toxic components, the State of California has declared that electronic items such as:  televisions, computers and monitors, laptops, telephones, cell phones, FAX machines, microwave ovens, radios, stereos, VCR’s,

The Types of Waste – Residential & Business

What are some different types of waste? Electronic Waste  – Because of toxic components, the State of California has declared that electronic items such as:  televisions, computers and monitors, laptops, telephones, cell phones, FAX machines, microwave ovens, radios, stereos, VCR’s,

Think GREEN And Consider These Useful Tips

Unplug appliances, AC/DC chargers, turn-off lights and power down computers when not in use. Carpool, walk, bike or take public transportation to get to your destination. Use energy efficient bulbs (CFL) and only use as much light as needed. Try

Think GREEN And Consider These Useful Tips

Unplug appliances, AC/DC chargers, turn-off lights and power down computers when not in use. Carpool, walk, bike or take public transportation to get to your destination. Use energy efficient bulbs (CFL) and only use as much light as needed. Try

Does Your Business Qualify for the City of Ventura’s Small Business Hazardous Waste Recyling Program?

Q & A for Small Businesses And Hazardous Waste Does your small business generate hazardous waste such as: aerosol or oil-based paints, cleaners and degreasers, pesticides, pool chemicals, florescent lights, etc.? If so, your business may qualify for the City

Does Your Business Qualify for the City of Ventura’s Small Business Hazardous Waste Recyling Program?

Q & A for Small Businesses And Hazardous Waste Does your small business generate hazardous waste such as: aerosol or oil-based paints, cleaners and degreasers, pesticides, pool chemicals, florescent lights, etc.? If so, your business may qualify for the City

What is electronic waste (e-waste), and how can I dispose of it?

Because of toxic components, the State of California has directed that electronic items such as televisions, computers and monitors, laptops, telephones, cell phones, FAX machines, microwave ovens, stereos, radios, printers and other electronic equipment can no longer go into the

What is electronic waste (e-waste), and how can I dispose of it?

Because of toxic components, the State of California has directed that electronic items such as televisions, computers and monitors, laptops, telephones, cell phones, FAX machines, microwave ovens, stereos, radios, printers and other electronic equipment can no longer go into the

Ventura’s Environmentally-Friendly Practices

Ventura’s Environmentally-Friendly Practices The City of Ventura Public Works Department uses a number of earth-friendly practices to divert waste from landfill including but not limited to: Concrete/Asphalt Recycling – More than 26,000 tons of concrete, asphalt and soil are recycled

Ventura’s Environmentally-Friendly Practices

Ventura’s Environmentally-Friendly Practices The City of Ventura Public Works Department uses a number of earth-friendly practices to divert waste from landfill including but not limited to: Concrete/Asphalt Recycling – More than 26,000 tons of concrete, asphalt and soil are recycled