SB 1383 Information and Resources

SB 1383; Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (SLCP) Summary In September 2016, Governor Brown signed into law SB 1383, establishing methane emissions reduction targets in a statewide effort to reduce emissions of short-lived climate pollutants (SLCP) in various sectors of California's economy. SB 1383 establishes targets to achieve a 50 percent reduction in the level of the statewide disposal of organic waste from the 2014 level by 2020 and a 75 percent reduction by 2025. Methane emissions resulting from the decomposition of... continue reading »"SB 1383 Information and Resources"

One-Day E-Waste Collection Events

Additional Electronic Waste and Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Locations: S.A.F.E. Collection Center Website: LA County Mobile Household Hazardous Waste / E-Waste Event Schedule: S.A.F.E. Collection Center Information Flyer: SAFE Collection Center

Used Motor Oil/Filter Certified Collection Centers

Used Motor Oil & Filter Certified Collection Centers O’Reilly Auto Parts 919 N. Lake Ave. Pasadena, CA (626) 797-9525 O’Reilly Auto Parts 1860 E. Colorado Bl. Pasadena, CA (626) 585-9084 AutoZone 550 N. Lake Ave. Pasadena, CA (626) 798-6745 Pep Boys 1135 E. Colorado Bl. Pasadena, CA (626) 793-8181 Jiffy Lube 1420 E. Walnut St. Pasadena, CA (626) 793-9896 Firestone Complete Auto Care 1110 E. Colorado Bl. Pasadena, CA (626) 578-0351 Jiffy Lube 1603 E. Colorado Bl. Pasadena, CA (626)... continue reading »"Used Motor Oil/Filter Certified Collection Centers"

Sharps Disposal Information

Home-Generated Needles, Syringes and Lancets The City of Pasadena offers FREE 1-quart Sharp Waste recycling for residents. Pasadena Public Health 1845 N. Fair Oaks Ave. Each container comes with a full set of instructions for proper packaging, as well as a return box for mailing containers. To sign up for the sharps waste program please call Pasadena Public Heath 626-744-6004. Proper disposal of sharps waste helps the general public and trash collection workers avoid possible exposure to infectious diseases!

Household Hazardous Waste

LOS ANGELES COUNTY S.A.F.E. COLLECTION CENTER Location: 4600 Colorado Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90039 Saturday and Sundays 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. For Information: 800-773-2489 /   HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (HHW): Paints and solvents, household batteries*, fluorescent tubes/bulbs and light ballasts (no metal fixtures)*, cleaning products, used motor oil and filters, anti-freeze and other automotive fluids, car batteries, pool and garden chemicals, aerosol cans, home generated SHARPS* such as needles or lancets, unused medicine (except controlled substances), asbestos*, wood... continue reading »"Household Hazardous Waste"

Household Battery/CFL Recycling Drop Off Locations

Pasadena Locations Hastings Library 3325 E. Orange Grove Blvd. Pasadena, CA Jackie Robinson Center 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave. Pasadena, CA La Pintoresca Library 1355 N. Raymond Ave. Pasadena, CA Pasadena Senior Center 85 E. Holly St. Pasadena, CA Victory Park Center 2575 Paloma St. Pasadena, CA Villa Parke Center 363 E. Villa St. Pasadena, CA Santa Catalina Library 999 E. Washington Blvd. Pasadena, CA * Fluorescent tubes accepted at these locations. Replacement pouches are free at drop-off locations.

How to Reduce Junk Mail

Get Off National Mailing Lists To get off mailing lists, click on the link below for free online registration, or complete the registration form, and mail it with $1.00 (check or money order only) to DMAchoice of Direct Marketing Association. They assist consumers to reduce the unsolicited national advertising mail received at home. While completing registration, provide all possible ways of spelling your name, as well as anyone else at your address who does not want to receive junk mail.... continue reading »"How to Reduce Junk Mail"