News Release

Governor signs legislation aimed at cutting plastic pollution

New California law requires all packaging to be recyclable or compostable by 2032.

A truck heads into the John Smith Road Landfill. Photo by Noe Magaña.

News Release

Clean California: San Benito County and Caltrans to Hold Free Bulky Item Recycling Event

This event will take place Dec. 11 and Dec. 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Two sample carts displayed during the meeting as Recology General Manager Phil Couchee speaks to the Hollister City Council. Consultant Kevin McCarthy sits to his left. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

Hollister City Council approves new garbage rates

Deal includes green cart for yard and food waste.

Public image shows aeration at Domestic Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Government / Politics

Hollister approves plan to reduce sludge

City officials will pay $2.1 million to reduce buildup of sludge

Public graphic shows proposed location of RRP.

Business / Economy

County in talks with company for resource recovery park

Local government and Waste to Energy LLC have initiated negotiations that could allow firm to operate the San Benito County Resource Recovery Park Project.