Dispose your unwanted electronic and other household hazardous waste materials at the Irvine Regional Household Hazardous Waste Center. The center is open Tuesday through Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and is closed on rainy days and holidays. For a complete list of items accepted oclandfills.com.
Waste Management will collect and recycle Christmas trees, starting on December 26, for three consecutive weeks at no additional charge. Trees will be collected at the curb and picked up by special flatbed trucks, or you may cut your tree and place the pieces in your green waste cart.
Jr Ocean Guardians challenges you to refuse plastic straws the whole month of November and to keep a tally of how many straws you eliminated from potentially ending up in the ocean. "No Straw November" was created to bring awareness to the many plastic straws being used once and then thrown away.
As we become vigilant about cleaning everything we touch we must do the same with our reusable bags, cups, and other items. The overarching message here is the importance of continuing to move forward with a total system overhaul to make using reusables a safe and convenient option.
The City of Irvine is now offering a FREE Green Business Assistance Program, designed to help businesses operate sustainably and receive public recognition for their efforts. Becoming a Certified Green Business means implementing practices that reduce energy and water consumption, and more.
If a load of recycling contains non-recyclables – even by just a fraction – that entire load risks not being recycled. That’s according to new guidelines being enforced by China, a major importer of recyclable materials created in the U.S.