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Neighborhood Cleanup Information - 2017

The annual Neighborhood Cleanup Program for oversize items is back! The program provides an opportunity for residents to dispose of large waste items that are… 408 more words

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection dates 2017

Spring cleaning? The first household hazardous waste collection for 2017 takes place on Saturday March 11th in Moonachie. The Bergen County Utilities Authority (BCUA) will conduct eight household hazardous waste collection events in 2017 throughout the county. 363 more words

Is Your Used Oil Just Oil?

Used motor oil is one of the most common items brought to our Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility. About 22,000 gallons of used oil is brought in for recycling each year by our residential customers. 200 more words

Household Hazardous Waste

Reduce Hazardous Waste in Your Life

Each time you make an appointment to drop-off household hazardous waste through San Mateo County’s program you are protecting the environment. However, we all recognize it can be a burden to sort and shuffle all that waste into your car, make an appointment, and then drive to get rid of it! 459 more words

Household Hazardous Waste

Shining a Light on Hidden Toxins


Fluorescent lights contain mercury, one of the most toxic substances on earth.
Old ballasts (the electrical component of fluorescent light fixtures) can contain polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), highly toxic synthetic chemicals (banned in 1978). 282 more words

Household Hazardous Waste

San Mateo County Wins Exciting Awards

San Mateo County attended a statewide conference in early November and came back with two awards we are very proud to share! 204 more words

San Mateo County

What to do when you "fall back?"

It’s that time of year again… no pun intended. What time of year, you ask? It’s time to turn our clocks back. Or is it forward? 333 more words

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