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  • Recharge What You Know About Battery Recycling

    Recharge What You Know About Battery Recycling Batteries may not be the first item to come to mind when it comes to recycling, however, batteries are among many common household items waiting to reach their highest potential! Recycling comes in all shapes and sizes. When it comes to…

  • Kids Love Recycling!

    Kids Love Recycling! It is August and that means back to school for our Placer County kiddos. Time for early mornings with packed lunches, backpacks filled with completed homework and “see you this afternoon” forehead kisses.    While teachers educate our kids about math, English, science and history, it is our…

  • The ABCs of Motor Oil & Filter Disposal

    The ABCs of Motor Oil & Filter Disposal  If you want to be your own DIY mechanic for routine vehicle maintenance at home, you will need to know the ABCs of proper automotive fluid, oil and filter recycling. Free your One Big Bin from spoil with safe disposal…

  • Healthy Household Hazardous Waste Habits

    Healthy Household Hazardous Waste Habits Household hazardous waste (HHW) comes in many shapes and sizes. Chances are that there is HHW in your home right now stored under a sink, hiding in the garage, or tucked in a storage closet. Do you know how to spot HHW at your…

  • Hungry for sustainable solutions

    Hungry for sustainable solutions According to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), an estimated 30-40% of food in the United States goes to waste. That is more than one-third of our food! Imagine going to the grocery store, and after paying for your items, you simply throw away…

  • Trash & Recycling 101

    Trash & Recycling 101 Your One Big Bin makes it simple to dispose of trash and recycling by allowing you to place it all in the same bin. Thanks to the Western Placer Waste Management Authority’s (WPWMA) Materials Recovery Facility, (MRF pronounced Murf) the sorting is done for…

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