What To Do With Used Cooking Oil
NOVEMBER 2020: Do you love to cook or perhaps deep fry a turkey for the holidays and wonder what to do with all that leftover fat, oil, and grease?
Recycling Regulations: What You Need to Know
NOVEMBER 2020: The management of trash and recyclable materials has evolved dramatically in California since the passing of Assembly Bill 939 in 1989. This landmark recycling bill established diversion requirements for every municipality in California, mandating 50% diversion of...
What do Tempered Glass, Paint, and Mattresses Have in Common?
NOVEMBER 2020: Do you often wonder which bin to put your discards in, or how to get rid of items you no longer need? We can help! In the Spring of 2018, the City rolled out the RecycleTO app from ReCollect Systems. Available on the web and on most mobile devices, the app enables residents to...
America Recycles Day is November 15
OCTOBER 2020: America Recycles Day (ARD), a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling, is coming up! Every year on November 15, people around the country take the pledge to...
City Bans Single-Use Disposable Polystyrene Products
OCTOBER 2020: At their October 13 meeting Thousand Oaks City Council unanimously approved a ban on some of the most problematic plastic wastes. This action originated from a Council discussion following the Sustainability Strategic Plan update at the September 24, 2019 meeting, when...