Category Archives: What Goes In the Recycle Bin?

Tips From The Expert: Degradable Plastics – Are we there yet?

by Christine Wied You may be seeing plastic items that claim that they are degradable but are they really and are they recyclable too? The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers that works with manufacturers that use postconsumer plastic as feed

Tips From The Expert: Degradable Plastics – Are we there yet?

by Christine Wied You may be seeing plastic items that claim that they are degradable but are they really and are they recyclable too? The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers that works with manufacturers that use postconsumer plastic as feed

Local Teen Leads High School Waste Assessment Program

by Maryann Ridini Spencer Lujain Al-Saleh, a student at Ventura’s Foothill Technology High School (foothilltech.org), doesn’t like trash.  So, this month, as part of her school’s senior student community service requirement, she led a Hero project in waste assessment in

Local Teen Leads High School Waste Assessment Program

by Maryann Ridini Spencer Lujain Al-Saleh, a student at Ventura’s Foothill Technology High School (foothilltech.org), doesn’t like trash.  So, this month, as part of her school’s senior student community service requirement, she led a Hero project in waste assessment in

Ventura County Star: Ventura Program Helps Businesses Recycle, Reuse

by Hannah Guzik Courtney Lindberg cringes each time she sees an empty wine bottle tossed in the trash. The bottles are recyclable, and Lindberg, a city of Ventura environmental specialist, is on a mission to get more bars and restaurants

Ventura County Star: Ventura Program Helps Businesses Recycle, Reuse

by Hannah Guzik Courtney Lindberg cringes each time she sees an empty wine bottle tossed in the trash. The bottles are recyclable, and Lindberg, a city of Ventura environmental specialist, is on a mission to get more bars and restaurants

FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events

City of Ventura residents and small businesses (CESQG’s) are encouraged to visit the monthly FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events and take advantage of the opportunity to dispose of HHW items properly — and avoid the risks associated with

FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events

City of Ventura residents and small businesses (CESQG’s) are encouraged to visit the monthly FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events and take advantage of the opportunity to dispose of HHW items properly — and avoid the risks associated with

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,

Business Recycling

What Can My Business Recycle? From paper and cardboard to plastics #1-7 and CRV, Business can recycle everything a typical Ventura household can. For a comprehensive listing click here. Quite often, however, a business will generate larger items such as

Business Recycling

What Can My Business Recycle? From paper and cardboard to plastics #1-7 and CRV, Business can recycle everything a typical Ventura household can. For a comprehensive listing click here. Quite often, however, a business will generate larger items such as

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