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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Tips for Reducing Waste during the Holiday Season

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Holiday food waste, shopping bags, bows and ribbons, packaging, and wrapping paper contribute an additional one million tons a week to our landfills. However, roughly 80 percent of what is thrown away during the holidays can be recycled or repurposed, acc...

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Environmental Services
Posted on: November 13, 2019

2019 Holiday Grease Roundup

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Thanksgiving, with its fried turkeys, buttery foods and gravy, can be hard on pipes and sewer systems. When fats, oils, and grease are washed down the drain, they stick to the inside of pipes, hardening and building up until they cause clogs and sewer bac...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Hazardous Household Waste Drop-off Events

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Did you know that it is unsafe to dispose of used batteries in the trash or recycle cart? Ever wonder what to do with leftover paint or household chemicals you no longer need? Keep these substances and more out of the landfill by dropping them off at the ...

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