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  • Get to Know Organics Recycling

    Starting January 1, 2022, California will be rolling out new organic waste recycling programs under SB 1383 (Lara, 2016). Although this may sound brand new to you, organic waste consists of everyday items you are already familiar with. Organic waste includes everyday items like food scraps, lawn and…

  • Clear away the FOG (fats, oils and grease)

    Clear away the FOG (fats, oils and grease) Do not let FOG (fats, oils and grease) dampen your bright days or drains! FOG stands for fats, oils, and grease. We all produce FOG when we cook with meats, oil, butter or margarine, lard, sauces, and dairy products. You…

  • Stay Sharp on Medical Waste Disposal

    Stay Sharp on Medical Waste Disposal Pokes and pricks from used sharps are scarier than any Halloween movie!  Stay sharp this season and fall into the habit of always disposing of sharps and medications the right way. “Sharps” is the term used for hypodermic needles, pen needles, lancets,…

  • October 2021 Events

    Come Talk Trash with Us at Our October Events! October is full of events for Placer Recycles. Join us as for our 1) Mattress Take Back event, 2) Free Oil Filter Exchange Event and 3) Odor Workshop. See below for full event details!     Give your used…

  • 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…

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