Collection Site Spotlight: Yolo County

Yolo County Household Hazardous Waste Facility
Pamela Hedrick, Yolo County Waste Reduction Recycling Coordinator

 

1.) Tell us about The Yolo County Permanent Household Hazardous Waste Facility.

The Yolo County Permanent Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility is located at the Yolo County Central Landfill in rural Woodland, California. The HHW Facility was built in 2007 to accommodate the growing need for acceptance of hazardous waste. In the eleven years the facility has been operating, it has under gone many changes to ...

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Call2Recycle Collection Site Spotlight: Keep Smyrna Beautiful

Keep Smyrna Beautiful 
Program Director, Janet Liberman
Recycling Center Manager, Kathy Chapman

 

1.) Tell us about the Keep Smyrna Beautiful program and your mission.

Keep Smyrna Beautiful, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and improving the environment and quality of life in Smyrna, Georgia. An affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, the program works in partnership with the City of Smyrna to educate on environmental issues and lead participation in community sustainability efforts. Program highlights include a ...

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Call2Recycle Collection Site Spotlight: Leon County HHW

Leon County HHW

Richard Lobinske, HHW Manager 

1.) Tell us about your program and how Call2Recycle supports your mission.

Our permanent HHW facility and rural satellite locations served 17,000 customers last year. We’re one of a few places that accepts all household batteries (rechargeable and single-use), a service we offer because we feel it protects the planet and helps to best serve our residents. Between our locations and ongoing collection events, we’re able to engage a good amount of ...

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Collection Spotlight: Elk Grove

The City of Elk Grove

Carlos Duque, Environmental Specialist 

 

1.) Tell us about your program and how Call2Recycle supports your mission.

Since 2007, The City of Elk Grove has partnered with Call2Recycle to promote environmental stewardship to its residents. Through the program, we’ve recycled nearly 20,000 pounds of batteries. We’ve found the program to be the most convenient and cost-effective way to ensure residents’ batteries and cellphones are safely and securely recycled. These efforts have helped to provide a ...

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Collection Site Spotlight: The Recycling Zone

The Recycling Zone
Dakota County HHW – Laura Villa, Dakota County Environmental Resources
Dakota County, Minneapolis

 

1). How long has Dakota County operated an HHW program and how much has it grown since inception?  

Dakota County has operated a HHW facility with Gopher Resources since 1992, which operates a lead processing facility adjacent to the public recycling facility in Eagan.  We operate a drop-off facility for residential consumers, which has grown from 2,000 customers in the first year ...

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