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Shameless Plug:  Ballpark Self Storage Starts eWaste Drop-Off Program

Shameless Plug: Ballpark Self Storage Starts eWaste Drop-Off Program

  • Posted: Jul 26, 2013
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This is the debut of the first “Shameless Plug” blog posting on Recycle San Diego’s website, and hopefully it won’t be the last.  We’ll do this occasionally when we’re feeling particularly proud about something we’ve done to advance our mission and/or community outreach.  This is just such an occasion.

I’m happy and gratified to report that Recycle San Diego is partnering with Ballpark Self Storage to kick-off an eWaste drop-off program at the storage facility’s location at 611 Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101.

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Fluorescent Lamp Recycling in San Diego Just Got Easier

Fluorescent Lamp Recycling in San Diego Just Got Easier

  • Posted: Jul 16, 2013
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Free Fluorescent Light Bulb Corrugate Shipping Containers Provided to Businesses by Recycle San Diego

Free Fluorescent Light Bulb Corrugate Shipping Containers Provided by Recycle San Diego.

I was working at my desk when I became aware of an incessant buzzing emanating from one of the fluorescent light bulbs directly over my workspace.  It appeared that a call to building services was in order to replace a bulb that had clearly reached the end of its life.  As I waited for maintenance to come replace the bulb I thought about all of the people toiling under similar lights, and wondered if they ever thought about the proper and legal way to dispose of such a common item.

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Paint Recycling in San Diego Made Easy

Paint Recycling in San Diego Made Easy

  • Posted: Jul 08, 2013
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We all know that paint is something we can’t just toss in our regular trash.  Paint should not be sent to a landfill.  What we don’t know is how easy it’s become to recycle paint.  Just this past weekend I was driving around town listening to KPBS San Diego and heard a commercial by Paintcare.org.  They claimed recycling paint was easy and that they setup hundreds of locations for proper paint disposal in California.  I was so excited to hear this so I went to their website to do some research.   This is what I found:

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