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  1. Making a landfill live longer

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    We who reside in South Florida know how beautiful it is, and if you’re anything like me, you’ll want to make sure it stays that way. Recycling is an excellent way each of us can do our part. But let’s be clear – recycling is one thing. Recycling...

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Doing Our Part

  1. SWA HCRC March 2017

    ~ SWA’s March household hazardous waste tip ~

    Is your shed shrouded in shellac? Do you have harsh cleaners hiding under your sink? Are gallons of gasoline gathering in your garage? Maybe it's time for a little spring cleaning! Improper disposal of hazardous items can expose people, pets and our environment to harmful chemicals. The regular trash or being dumped down sewers or storm drains are not the places for cleaners, paints, pesticides and automotive products.

    Palm Beach County residents can take their household hazardous wastes to any of the SWA’s seven Home Chemical and Recycling Centers for FREE and safe disposal.

    Learn more March 1»