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September 27, 2016 
Orange County Board of Supervisors Approves $3 Million Waste Reduction Grant

News ImageThe Orange County Board of Supervisors today approved a $3 million grant that offers up to $600,000 in each of the Supervisors’ districts for programs that contribute solutions to reducing waste and increasing recycling.

September 13, 2016 
Eco Challenge Poster Contest Winners Show Others the Way to Recycle

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Five young Orange County artists celebrated their selection as Eco Challenge Poster Contest winners on Friday, September 9, 2016 in a pre-game ceremony at Angel Stadium. This year’s theme, “Batting for a Green Planet,” focused on ways to keep green waste and food waste out of landfills, and how to recycle or reuse it in ways that benefit communities and the environment.

August 29, 2016 
New Notification System

News ImageSometimes when things go wrong it shows where things go right. On Sunday night, August 28, 2016, OC Waste & Recycling received reports of a loud noise coming from the Prima Deshecha Landfill in San Juan Capistrano. Thanks to a new notification system recently put in place, several landfill staff members received the email from a nearby resident informing them of a loud popping noise that appeared to be coming from the landfill.

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