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Residential Hazardous Waste Disposal Events in Orange County

The U.S. EPA considers Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) as leftover household products that can catch fire, react, or explode or that are corrosive or toxic. For safety and environmental reasons, it is important to dispose of hazardous items properly and not to place them in any County Waste and Recycling containers. County Waste is not licensed to haul hazardous waste.

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Commercial Hazardous Waste Disposal Events in Orange County

For safety and environmental reasons, hazardous waste always requires special handling and disposal. While County Waste & Recycling is not authorized to haul hazardous waste, we do want to inform our commercial customers about the upcoming Orange County Hazardous Waste Disposal Events.

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The Best Thing to do with Grass Clippings

Spring is right around the corner uprooting dreams of green lawns manicured to perfection. An immaculate yard is something many homeowners’ strive to achieve. Barriers such as the weather, water restrictions, pets, and even children manage to deteriorate well-thought out efforts.

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A CD and DVD Recycling Guide

Technology is always changing. What becomes the standard medium evolves into something completely different and typically requires a new set of hardware. From vinyl to cassettes, CDs to MP3s and now, streaming music services, we find ourselves upgrading to the latest, greatest technology. But, what happens to the old stuff? Because CDs and DVDs can’t be put in the single-stream recycling bin, let’s show you how to reduce your waste through CD recycling.

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Pill Bottles Are Recyclable

One prescription pill bottle not placed in the curbside recycling bin won’t make much of a difference but Americans fill about 4 billion prescriptions every year. Couple that with the millions of over the counter medications sold annually and the value of recycling pill bottles is clear.

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Prescription Drug Take-Back on April 29

Accidental exposure to medications can be a problem in the United States and it’s often in homes with young children, so it’s important to dispose of expired and old medications in the home as they present an unnecessary health risk.

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County Waste Expands Referral Program

County Waste and Recycling has expanded its popular referral program. Now, County Waste customers can earn a $30 credit for each person or business they refer in a much larger area. Please take a minute to look for people you know in the four colored areas on the Service Area Map.

 

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