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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

Environmental Health

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

Take Action Burlington

Household Hazardous Waste Day

It’s time again for Household Hazardous Waste Day! This will be on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 8:00AM – 12:00PM.  Household Hazardous Waste Day gives you the chance to rid your home of any household hazardous items and drop them off at a set location. 50 more words


There's Nothing Scarier Than Hazardous Waste! Recycle Right This Halloween

This Halloween season, you may have seen toxic waste barrels on display as scary decorations or hazmat suits on sale as costumes. The truth is, … 433 more words

Household Hazardous Waste Events

This is the last reminder for the Household Hazardous Waste events organized by the Nebraska Loess Hills Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) Council.  Three separate events are scheduled: 214 more words


Mercury-Free Solar Fever Thermometers are Hot!

Mercury is highly toxic.

If you drop and break an old-fashioned mercury fever thermometer in a sink, its mercury could go down the drain and get into the wastewater that flows through sewers to the treatment plant. 102 more words

Pollution Prevention

Dropping off Your Household Hazardous Waste is as Easy as 1-2-3!

San Mateo County has offered a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program for over 24 years for residents to drop-off a variety of HHW such as cleaning chemicals, batteries, paint, fluorescent lights, propane tanks and more. 202 more words

Household Hazardous Waste