b a c k t o t a b l e o f c o n t e n t s b r o c h u r e s Naturally Sustainable MILK Motor Oil, Filters, and Cooking Oil Recycle oil filters and used motor oil curbside. Motor Oil and Oil Filters • Pour motor oil into a clear plastic container like a plastic milk jug. • Tape lid to close it securely. • Place beside your recycling cart. • Maximum of three (3) gallons of oil per pickup. • Place oil filters in a sealable plastic bag, i.e., Ziploc bag, seal. • Place beside your recycling cart. Cooking Oil • Pour cooking oil into a clear container like a plastic milk jug. • Tape lid to close it securely • Label Contents • Schedule a curbside pickup 441 N. Buchanan Circle Pacheco, CA 94553 (925) 685-4711 www.awsccc.com New Curbside Household Hazardous Waste Program in 2012 By appointment only. Dispose of oil-base paint, cleaning products, pool chemicals , car batteries, gasoline, fire extinguishers, and more by calling customer service. Special packaging will be mailed to you and an appointment set for pick up. The Devlin Road Transfer Station, 889A Devlin Road, American Canyon, will no longer accept drop offs from Benicia residents. Drop off only fluorescent bulbs and household batteries at Pedrotti Ace Hardware, 830 Southampton Road, Benicia. Ph: (707) 745-6887. Sharps No syringes, needles and lancets in your garbage or recycling cart. Use a puncture proof container (like a detergent bottle) and tape lid to close securely. Drop off full container at the Firehouse, 150 Military West, Benicia free of charge. Leave carts out by 5 a.m. and keep at least 4 feet apart 2' 1' 3' 4' 2' 1' 3' 4' Presorted First-Class U.S. Postage Paid PLEASANT HILL, CA PERMIT NO. 122 Household Hazardous Waste Naturally Sustainable Allied Waste is a green business and helps customers pursue “naturally sustainable” practices. Naturally Sustainable Allied Waste is a green business and helps customers pursue “naturally sustainable” practices. BENICIA lMAX, Craigslist the last of the 3 Rs – Reduce, Reuse, orate the first two (Reduce & Reuse) day life through the free services at CalMAX.org and Freecycle.org. They ew homes for unwanted goods, and ources of free (or cheap) goods. nnot Recycle... : There is no market ecause it is low quality, duce from virgin matericontaminated with food. less commodity, it goes andfill. However, a large amount of ducts end up as litter and reach the hey break down into smaller bits and birds and sea animals. Avoid Styro- you can and tell your ants to switch to greener ns: A waxy coating on oard diminishes the mmodity and makes lt. & Aseptic Packaging: Both erials are not recyclable because they e an amalgam of multiple material pes. Aluminum foil is bound to plastic , in the case of aseptic packaging, uminum is bound to waxy cardboard. hese materials cannot be separated for recycling so unfortunately they have to go in the garbage. Electronic Waste State law prohibits putting CRTs (televisions and computer monitors), computers, keyboards, printers, fax machines, cellular phones, DVD players, VCRs, radios and other electronics in the garbage. Electronic waste may be taken to a licensed facility. Several local ewaste companies offer free curbside pickup of electronic waste. For a list of these and other e-waste facilities in your area, visit www.awsccc.com. Allied Waste also offers curbside pickup of electronics. To schedule a pickup, call Customer Service at (707) 747-0608. Old Medications Don’t flush your drugs. Dispose of old medicines safely. Remove label from container. Recycle container. Place crushed or liquid medication in an absorbent substance (like wet shredded paper or coffee grounds) in a Ziploc bag. Put in trash. Also watch for “take back” programs.