The City offers programs year round to promote and support waste reduction, recycling and water conservation in Thousand Oaks. Stay updated on local environmental events by signing up for our monthly e-Newsletter.
Upcoming Events (2019)
- Every Friday & Saturday 9am -1pm (except holiday weekends) - Household Hazardous Waste Collection
Make an appointment to drop off your hazardous materials. You can also "shop" in our free material reuse store
- Through May 2020 - FREE Hands-On Drip Irrigation Workshops - Thousand Oaks
Free hands-on drip irrigation workshops on the 2nd Saturday of the month through May 2020 at Calleguas from 9am to 11am. Work in small groups with Master Gardeners to assemble and install a single irrigation system. To register or for more info, click this link.
- December 6 - Free Film Screening: The Need to Grow - Thousand Oaks
Community Forum and free 7pm screening of the award-winning documentary and discussion with speaker Ron Whitehurst, specialist in Biological Ecosystem Management. Ron Whitehurst has been communicating about organic methods of farming and gardening for over 30 years. He guides people through the steps of creating and biologically managing ecosystems to minimize and control pests, using insect habitat, cultural methods, beneficial insects, and soft pesticides when needed. Ron is a licensed Pest Control Advisor and co-owner of Rincon-Vitova Insectaries, Inc. that produces and markets supplies for biological pest control.
To view the film trailer, click here.
For more event information, click here.
- December 7 - Free Used Cooking Oil Drop-Off Event - Moorpark
Save that used cooking oil from your Thanksgiving turkeys next week and recycle it at this free oil recycling event! The City of Moorpark in partnership with Waste Management will be hosting this drop-off event from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Waste Management’s Simi Valley office located at 195 W Los Angeles Ave. The cooking oil collected will go to Coastal Byproducts in Oxnard, where it will be reused and recycle to produce biofuel. To view the flier, click here.
- Dec 25 - Trash Service Delayed one day this week due to observance of Christmas; Hazardous Waste Facility Closed Dec 20-21 and Dec 27-28.
- Jan 1, 2020 - Trash Service Delayed one day this week due to observance of New Year's Day; Hazardous Waste Facility Closed Dec 27-28.