San Benito County Integrated Waste Management

San Benito County Integrated Waste Management The San Benito County Integrated Waste Management (SBCIWM) Regional Agency proudly coordinates recycling and waste reduction programs for San Benito County.

Congratulations to San Benito Dance Academy, Green Business Leader of the year! ๐ŸŒโ™ป๏ธ San Benito County Chamber
02/25/2020

Congratulations to San Benito Dance Academy, Green Business Leader of the year! ๐ŸŒโ™ป๏ธ

San Benito County Chamber

We are thrilled that San Benito Bene is officially part of the CA Green Business Network! Congratulations on your certif...
02/07/2020

We are thrilled that San Benito Bene is officially part of the CA Green Business Network! Congratulations on your certification ๐ŸŒโœจ

Thanks to the wonderful guidance of San Benito County Integrated Waste Management, San Benito Bene is so proud to be a certified green business! We try our best to use recycled supplies, chemical free cleaning products, recycle daily along with conserving energy & water.

It's an honor to be a part of the #CAGreenBusiness family in SBC: Body Mechanics Massage Studio, Brennan Workforce Consulting, Crฤ“do Studio, Fisher's Restaurant and Catering, Jardines de San Juan, Jan's Rock Shop, Jayleaf, LLC, Lolla, Margot's Ice Cream Parlor, Off the Chain Bike store, Recology San Benito County, San Benito Agricultural Land Trust, San Benito County Arts Council, San Benito Dance Academy Suprema, and Terra Cultura

Thank you for a lovely celebration hosted by San Benito County Chamber & San Benito County Arts Council with delicious treats by Farmhouse Cafe & Brewery Twenty Five.

#shopsmallsanbenitocounty, #smallbusinessHollister, #montereybaygreenbusiness, #enjoydowntownHollister, #greenbusinessCA, #sanbenitobene

โ€œWe are being holistic in our primary environmental mission by using less energy, using recycled content products, avoid...
12/27/2019

โ€œWe are being holistic in our primary environmental mission by using less energy, using recycled content products, avoiding the use of unhealthy chemicals, and properly disposing of hazardous waste. We look forward to energy savings and the benefits from using healthier products.โ€ Congratulations San Benito Agricultural Land Trust on your recent CA Green Business Certification!

This Boxing Day, SBALT is excited to announce our recent certification as a California Green Business!! ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰ Board member Emily congratulated here by Celina and Robbie of @sbciwm at the SBALT office in San Juan Bautista @greenbusinessca
#greenbusiness #greennnonprofit
#gogreen #californiagreenbusiness #sanjuanvalleyca #sanbenitolandtrust #sanbenitoagriculture #sanbenitocountychamber
#farmlandprotection
#conservationeasements

San Benito High School takes advantage of the California Resource Recovery Association K-12 Technical Council mini grant...
12/19/2019

San Benito High School takes advantage of the California Resource Recovery Association K-12 Technical Council mini grants! Read their post below to see how they are using these funds to reduce campus waste...

San Benito High School Environmental Science and Biology teacher Ryan Shorey, who is also an advisor with the campus Environmental Club, recently was one of 18 teachers around the state awarded a $100 mini-grant from the California Resource Recovery Associationโ€™s K-12 Technical Council.
Shorey, whose application was selected from among 231 entries, said the funds will be used as โ€œstarter moneyโ€ to help purchase reusable trays for the campus cafeteria -- replacing the use of paper plates for food distribution.
โ€œWhile the reusable trays are one aspect of our overall goal, food waste reduction is another part of the larger plan,โ€ he said. โ€œThe reusable trays simply play into that.โ€
Earlier in 2019, with encouragement from the Environmental Club, the San Benito High School Board of Trustees adopted a resolution to end the use of styrofoam foodware on campus.
The cafeteria and all campus food service operations now use eco-friendly paper goods for all food and beverages served to students. Those heavyweight paper goods are both renewable and compostable.

12/13/2019

Woo! ๐ŸŒ Make sure to stop by Jardines for a bite and congratulate them on their CA Green Business Certification! Thank you for your environmental efforts and for being a leader in our community! Jardines de San Juan
#gogreen #greenbusinessnetwork

Happy America Recycles Day! San Benito County employees, residents, City of Hollister staff, and our schools are making ...
11/15/2019

Happy America Recycles Day!
San Benito County employees, residents, City of Hollister staff, and our schools are making sure to recycle right through education, updated recycling signage, blue recycling containers, and annual training!

Take the #BERECYCLED pledge at https://americarecyclesday.org/pledge/ to join the nation in reducing waste and recycling more!

We are proud to be part of the California Green Business Network!  Our team enjoyed learning from other program coordina...
10/31/2019

We are proud to be part of the California Green Business Network! Our team enjoyed learning from other program coordinators across the state at the Fall Network Conference in beautiful Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County ๐Ÿ˜Š

Have unused or expired medication you don't know what to do with? Take your unused & expired medications to the DEA Nati...
10/23/2019

Have unused or expired medication you don't know what to do with?

Take your unused & expired medications to the DEA National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 26th from 10am - 2pm at the 1790 Airline Hwy Parking Lot in Hollister!
Hollister Police Department
San Benito County Public Health

Medications kept at home or thrown in the trash are a public safety issue, leading to accidental poisoning, overdose, and abuse. Medication thrown in the trash can be stolen and abused or illegally sold. Medications that are flushed down the drain can contaminate our water supply. Take advantage of this free event!

Have any unused or expired medication you don't know what to do with?

Take your unused & expired medications to the DEA National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday October 26th! Join the Opioid Task Force and Hollister Police Department from 10am - 2pm at the 1790 Airline Hwy Parking Lot.

Karminder from San Benito Agricultural Land Trust is our Go Green raffle prize winner! Prizes included gift cards from t...
10/21/2019

Karminder from San Benito Agricultural Land Trust is our Go Green raffle prize winner! Prizes included gift cards from two certified CA Green Businesses Lolla and Margot's Ice Cream Parlor, reusable produce bags, a tote bag, basket, a tumblr from Recology San Benito County, bamboo toothbrushes, environmental cleaning products,
a Zero Waste Home Guide, a reusable to-go utensil kit, and several water conservation home supplies from Water Resources Association of San Benito County!
San Benito County Chamber

Are you at the San Benito County Fair today? Make sure to stop by the pavilion and visit our table to enter the free #Go...
10/05/2019

Are you at the San Benito County Fair today? Make sure to stop by the pavilion and visit our table to enter the free #GoGreen raffle โ™ป๏ธ #shopgreen

San Benito County residents: FREE Bulky Item Recycling Event this weekend Sept 28 and 29th from 9am until 3pm at John Sm...
09/27/2019

San Benito County residents: FREE Bulky Item Recycling Event this weekend Sept 28 and 29th from 9am until 3pm at John Smith Landfill! Bring up to two bulky items โ™ป๏ธ

Green Business leader Off the Chain Bikes is now CA Green Business Certified! Congratulations and thank you for your env...
09/26/2019

Green Business leader Off the Chain Bikes is now CA Green Business Certified! Congratulations and thank you for your environmental stewardship ๐ŸŒŽ
Becoming a green business is the clearest way to show your community and customers that you care about sustainability โ™ป๏ธ
Contact us today to learn more! #gogreen #shopgreen #biketowork #biketoschool #saferoutes

Over 40 volunteers participated in San Benito Countyโ€™s Coastal Cleanup event today near San Benito River! Thank you volu...
09/21/2019

Over 40 volunteers participated in San Benito Countyโ€™s Coastal Cleanup event today near San Benito River! Thank you volunteers for cleaning up over 770 pounds of trash from our community โ™ป๏ธ
#nationalcoastalcleanupday #coastalcleanupday

Environmental Day TOMORROW in San Juan Bautista! San Benito County residents, make sure to take advantage of these FREE ...
08/30/2019

Environmental Day TOMORROW in San Juan Bautista! San Benito County residents, make sure to take advantage of these FREE recycling programs โ™ป๏ธ
FREE document shredding
FREE E-waste collection
FREE compost giveaway

Don't miss the next Environmental Day ๐ŸŒ on 08/31 in San Juan from 9am - 1pm! Featuring electronic waste recycling, compost giveaways, and document shredding!
https://bit.ly/2xKimwnAg

Fisher's Restaurant and Catering was our first ever restaurant certified in San Benito County back in February! Check ou...
08/01/2019

Fisher's Restaurant and Catering was our first ever restaurant certified in San Benito County back in February! Check out their official Green Business Certification below ๐ŸŒโ™ป๏ธ

Interested in learning more about the CA Green Business Network and Certification or enrolling your business today? Contact our Green Business Specialist, Robbie Brown, at [email protected]!

Fisherโ€™s is Green Business Certified! Helping our town and world one step at a time! ๐Ÿคฉ #greenbusiness #fishershollister #hollisterca #sanbenitocounty

Jayleen, one of the 15 art poster contest winners, with her printed poster on a Recology San Benito County truck! #reduc...
07/29/2019

Jayleen, one of the 15 art poster contest winners, with her printed poster on a Recology San Benito County truck! #reducereuserecycle

Starting off our week with 2019 Art Poster Contest winner, Jayleen, showcasing her art on our truck! If you are a winner and happen to see your art riding down the road, don't hesitate to snap a picture with it and share it with us! #artpostercontest #wastezero

We are here at the 33rd Annual Street Festival and Car Show with Recology San Benito County to promote recycling efforts...
07/20/2019

We are here at the 33rd Annual Street Festival and Car Show with Recology San Benito County to promote recycling efforts in San Benito!

Terra Cultura is now CA Green Business Certified... Congratulations and thank you for your leadership!!We will recognize...
07/12/2019

Terra Cultura is now CA Green Business Certified... Congratulations and thank you for your leadership!!

We will recognize Terra Cultura and all Certified CA Green Businesses at our July Green Business Mixer next Wednesday, July 17th ๐ŸŽ‰ to celebrate the growth of Green Business in San Benito County. This event is in partnership with San Benito County Chamber and Saint Francis Retreat Center. For more details and to RSVP visit
https://www.facebook.com/events/633321470505334/?ti=icl

This event is free to all Chamber members, Green Businesses and any business interested in learning more about this program.

Jayleaf, LLC Fisher's Restaurant and Catering Lolla San Benito County Arts Council San Benito Dance Academy Margot's Ice Cream Parlor Jan's Rock Shop Crฤ“do Studio
Jardines de San Juan Worth Saving Thrift Store Grillin & Chillin Alehouse Recology San Benito County RJR Recycling Monterey Bay Area Green Business Program California Green Business Network Hollister Recreation San Benito Live BenitoLink

07/09/2019
Monterey Bay Area Green Business Program

Check out this awesome video about newly Certified CA Green Business Lolla! #ShopGreen

We want to congratulate and recognize Lolla, a cafe in San Juan Bautista, on their Green Business Cert! Lolla has been committed to serving their customers quick and healthy seasonal meals that is produced from local farms in the area. Thank you for going the extra mile and making the small, yet impactful changes toward your green business certication!

2019 Art Poster Contest winners Julian (1st Grade) and Camila (4th Grade) stand by their winning poster which was printe...
06/28/2019

2019 Art Poster Contest winners Julian (1st Grade) and Camila (4th Grade) stand by their winning poster which was printed and posted on a Recology San Benito County truck! We had 15 winners total.

Which winning posters have you seen so far? ๐ŸŒŽ ๐Ÿš›

San Benito County Arts Council
Hollister Dual Language Academy

FREE Bulky Item Recycling Event this Saturday and Sunday from 9am until 3pm!! For details on items accepted please revie...
06/21/2019

FREE Bulky Item Recycling Event this Saturday and Sunday from 9am until 3pm!! For details on items accepted please review the flyer below...

** Limit 2 bulky items per household per quarterly event **

05/21/2019
Monterey Bay Area Green Business Program

Green economy is growing in San Benito! Congratulations to Body Mechanics Massage Studio in San Juan Bautista on their California Green Business Certification ๐ŸŒŽ๐ŸŒฑโœจ

Watch the video below to learn more about green business practices they are implementing every day! #ShopGreen

Congratulations Body Mechanics Massage Studio for connecting your commitment to a healthy body with a commitment to a healthy environment -- by succesfully completing certification in the San Benito County Green Business Program! https://www.facebook.com/bodymechanicsmassagestudio/

05/10/2019

Congratulations to Lolla for being the FIRST restaurant in San Juan Bautista to get CA Green Business Certified! Make sure to stop by Lolla and congratulate business owner, Sarah Griss, for being an environmental business leader in California and #shopgreen to try one of her delicious sandwiches, soups or salads! California Green Business Network Monterey Bay Area Green Business Program Recology San Benito County San Benito County Chamber

Stop by our Green Business Program booth at the Job Fair & Business Expo today from 2pm-8pm at Veteranโ€™s Memorial Buildi...
05/02/2019

Stop by our Green Business Program booth at the Job Fair & Business Expo today from 2pm-8pm at Veteranโ€™s Memorial Building in Hollister!
โ™ป๏ธ Learn how to shop green and/or enroll your business in our program today! โ™ป๏ธ

San-Benito County-Chamber San Benito County Business Council Infinity Staffing Services
Banner feat. local Green Business leader Jayleaf, LLC

Great article by BenitoLink covering  our Earth Day event last Saturday! Thanks BenitoLink!
05/01/2019
BenitoLink

Great article by BenitoLink covering our Earth Day event last Saturday! Thanks BenitoLink!

Local groups share a message of sustainability.

04/26/2019
San Benito Dance Academy

Did you hear?... San Benito Dance Academy is NOW CA Green Business Certified! And look at the smiles on those faces ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŒ

Check out their post to learn more about the green business practices they implement everyday to save money, conserve resources, protect the environment and educate our community.

California Green Business Network
Recology San Benito County San-Benito County-Chamber Monterey Bay Area Green Business Program

These faces say it all! They are so excited to be a part of the efforts of our community, learning, engaging, and sharing!

We at SBDA are now officially Green Business Certified! โœ… We were already complying with most of the required measures and only needed to change a few things in the way we were doing things, which were awesome improvements to our community space, physical and financial sides of business, and promoting awareness and educating throughout the process! We want the rest of our community to learn and implement such measures as well, if youโ€™re not already doing a lot of these โ€œgreenโ€ things... just to name a few:
โ€ข composting and recycling โ™ป๏ธ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŠ๐Ÿ“š
โ€ข electricity reduction ๐Ÿ’ก (including motion sensor lights and signage as reminders)
โ€ข low-flow water ๐Ÿ’ฆ ๐Ÿšฟ nozzles for water conservation
โ€ข recycled and recycling products ๐Ÿงป ๐Ÿ““
โ€ข environmentally friendly cleaning products ๐Ÿงผ and office materials ๐Ÿ–จ ๐Ÿ“
โ€ข going digital ๐Ÿ’ป ๐Ÿ“ฑinstead of using paper ๐Ÿ“ ๐Ÿ“’
โ€ข creating awareness of and reducing energy usage and carbon footprint ๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿ’จ ๐Ÿ—‘

Want to get Green Business Certified? Ask us how! We would be happy to educate and encourage! ๐Ÿ’š ๐Ÿค โ™ป๏ธ

Monterey Bay Area Green Business Program
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San Benito County Integrated Waste Management
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#cagreenbusinesscertified #cagreenbusinessnetwork #cagreenbusiness #sbdaisgreen #sbdaisgreenbusinesscertified #sbdaconserves #sbdareduces #sbdareuses #sbdarecycles

Environemntal Day in San Juan Bautista is Saturday, May 11th! Save the date and bring your e-waste, paper for shredding,...
04/25/2019

Environemntal Day in San Juan Bautista is Saturday, May 11th! Save the date and bring your e-waste, paper for shredding, and shovel/container for the compost giveaway! This event is FREE for all San Benito County residents.
Recology San Benito County

Our next Environmental Day is around the corner! We are going to be in San Juan Bautista

EVERYTHING IS AT A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS!
We will
SHRED secure documents on site ๐Ÿ“„
COLLECT your E-Waste (tv, computers) ๐Ÿ“บ๐ŸŽฅ
Give you 32gallons of Compost! (While supplies last)

04/24/2019
San Benito County Public Health

What can you do to alleviate the opioid crisis?
Take your unused and expired medications to the DEA National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday April 27th from 10am -2pm in the Target parking lot in Hollister.
San Benito County Public Health

Did you know, according to the latest data, in 2017 San Benito County was ranked 12th highest county in the state for the rate of opioid overdose deaths?

That same year the San Benito County Opioid Task Force was established. The Opioid Task Force is a community coalition that has been working to educate the community on medication safety, decreasing opioid overdoses and decreasing overdose deaths.

Check out the video below to learn more about the opioid crisis here in San Benito and the DEA National Drug Take-Back Day taking place April 27, 2019.

04/22/2019

Happy Earth Day friends ๐ŸŒ

See how San Benito County celebrated on Saturday by watching this video โ™ป๏ธ

Thank you for celebrating with us!
San Benito County Public Health RJR Recycling Recology San Benito County REACH San Benito Parks Foundation San Benito County Arts Council San Benito County 4-H Wildlife Emergency Services - San Benito W.E.R.C. Crฤ“do Studio Aromas Progressive Action League - APAL San Benito County Chamber Farmhouse Cafe Fisher's Restaurant and Catering Eating with the Seasons Hollister Police Department Point Blue Conservation Science Hollister Hills State Vehicular Recreation Area Off the Chain Bike store Robin Lucas Growing Hearts Garden Center Calpulli Itzpapalotl Danza Azteca

Happy Easter, San Benito County! Unfortunately plastic eggs used for egg hunts are not recycable. They go in the trash. ...
04/21/2019
Northern California Recycling Association (NCRA)

Happy Easter, San Benito County! Unfortunately plastic eggs used for egg hunts are not recycable. They go in the trash. Try an alternative or save them to use again next year!

Have fun and remember... reduce, reuse and recycle! โ™ป๏ธ๐ŸŒ

๐‘ฏ๐’‚๐’‘๐’‘๐’š ๐‘ฌ๐’‚๐’”๐’•๐’†๐’“ ๐Ÿ’
An Easter ๐Ÿฃ egg hunt with colorful plastic eggs ๐Ÿฅš is a spring tradition, but you may want to consider an eco-friendly update this year. Plastic eggs are not #recyclable โ™ป๏ธ , and some have been shown to contain lead paint and the harmful chemical BPA.

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Hollister, CA
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San Benito County Integrated Waste Management (SBCIWM) Regional Agency coordinates programs for green business, household hazardous waste, small quantity generators of hazardous waste, safe disposal for medication and sharps, motor oil recycling, and more! San Benito County is a government organization that provides a wide variety of services to the public. If you are looking for more information about the County, please visit www.cosb.us. Please review the following policies regarding use of this page. Comment Policy: The County of San Benito welcomes you and your comments. The purpose of this discussion is to present relevant information to the stated purpose of this site, regarding matters of public interest in the County of San Benito, including its many residents, businesses, and visitors. We encourage you to submit your comments, but please note this is a moderated online discussion site and not a public forum. Please note that the comments expressed on this site do not necessarily reflect the opinions or positions of the County of San Benito, its officers, agents, affiliates, or employees. If you have any questions concerning the operation of this online moderated discussion site, please contact us at [email protected] or (831) 636-4000. By posting anything to this site, you agree to the following terms: -Users will treat others with respect. -Users warrant that they own or have permission to post the information contained in their postings, including but not limited to video, photos, or digital reproductions and that no copyright or trademark infringement has taken place due to posting it on this site. Further, the County of San Benito does not guarantee or warrant that any information posted by users on this site is correct, and disclaims any liability whatsoever for any loss or damage resulting from reliance on any such information. -Users of this site do not retain any rights over their postings. Postings are intended for public view and and personal information posted constitutes a waiver of any rights to privacy or confidentiality. - Once posted, the County of San Benito reserves the right to delete submissions that contain vulgar language, personal attacks of any kind, or offensive comments that target or disparage any ethnic, racial, or religious group. Further, the County of San Benito also reserves the right to delete comments for reasons including, but not limited to the following: (1) spam or include links to other sites; (ii) clearly off topic; (iii) advocate illegal activity; (iv) promote particular services, products, or political organizations; (v) infringe on copyrights or trademarks; (vi) violate County's policies related to social media. Social Media Disclaimer: Materials and information on this site are provided to share information on matters of public interest related to the County of San Benito, California. The County of San Benito does not operate this site. Additionally, the County of San Benito is subject to the terms of use for this site and does not control these terms. Accordingly, the County of San Benito shall not be liable for any damages incurred due to errors, interruptions, inadequacies, or malicious computer code or components on this site or its servers. the County does not warrant that all defects will be fixed. The materials contained on this site are provided "as is," and you are under no obligation to use them. The information contained on this site is intended to supplement, not to replace, information provided through official County of San Benito channels, such as the County website (www.cosb.us) and County links contained therein. The County does not warrant the completeness, accuracy, or timeliness of material on this site. The information in this site is not intended to serve as legal or financial advice. The County of San Benito disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, for any of the materials provided on this site, including but not limited to links to third parties, or any improper or incorrect use of them.

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San Benito County Integrated Waste Management Regional Agency coordinates recycling and waste reduction programs for the Cities of Hollister and San Juan Bautista, and unincorporated San Benito County. We are pleased to offer FREE recycling guides, FREE monthly household hazardous waste recycling events, and FREE quarterly bulky item recycling events for residents. We also manage a Small Quantity Generator program to assist our local businesses in disposing of hazardous waste and we manage the local CA Green Business program to assist local businesses in achieving their CA Green Business Certification through FREE site assessments, technical support, and equipment. Have recycling or waste related questions? Is your business interested in CA Green Business Certification? Call 831-636-4110 or email [email protected]


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Does San Benito County offer any free document-shredding events? Several times a year In Pasadena, for instance, free document shredding is limited to a maximum of five legal-size boxes of documents for shredding.