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Environment / Nature

Recology customers can recycle Christmas trees at the curb

Collection of Christmas trees will occur during the first three weeks in January. 

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Environment / Nature

SBC Integrated Waste asks residents to Recycle Right

Program aims to help residents and businesses learn more about what not to put in the recycling cart.

Members of Boy Scout Troop 436 receive their sustainability merit badges during San Benito County's first annual Earth Day celebration on April 20. Photos by Carmel de Bertaut.

Business / Economy

First annual Earth Day celebration sprouts in San Benito County

Local groups share a message of sustainability.

Photo courtesy of Recology San Benito County.


Renewable diesel collection vehicles coming to San Benito County

Recology’s new truck fleet is more cost-effective and reduces emissions, county integrated waste management says.

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Business / Economy

Public input sought on local garbage, recycling programs

Recology's franchise agreement expires in June 2018; public workshops scheduled for April 25 and 27


Holiday garbage service schedule reminder

No waste collection on the next two Thursdays locally


Business / Economy

Hollister approves 3-year extension with Recology

Agreement will complete the second phase of a 10-year contract that began in 2008

John Smith Road with landfill to left and proposed resource site to the right of road.

Know Your Dump

In addition to serving local communities, John Smith Landfill has taken in trash from other communities since 1992. How much do you really know about the landfill's past, present and future?