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Posted on: July 2, 2018

SWA’s July Household Hazardous Waste Tip

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Summertime is prime for playing on the patio: grilling out, splashing in the pool, and sprucing up the landscaping. 

Just keep in mind that Pool chemicals, Pesticides and Propane tanks should never be placed in the garbage. Palm Beach County resid...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Is this recyclable? New apps search disposal database, find trash and recycling pick up days

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How often do you find yourself with an item in hand and pause to ponder: Is this recyclable? 

Now there is an easy way to find out what is recyclable in Palm Beach County’s dual stream recycling system! 

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

A statement on plastic bottle cap recycling

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The Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County has received a number of calls about recycling plastic bottle caps now that the nonprofit Caps of Love has stopped collecting them locally.

It appears that thoughtful volunteers are left with garbage bags full...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Volunteer Spotlight: Mary Gambolati

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This Volunteer Spotlight focuses on Mary Gambolati, an SWA volunteer for the past 22 years

Mary saw a “Volunteers Wanted” ad in her local newspaper and started working as one of the SWA’s Green Team Special Event vo...

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