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STYROFOAM RECYCLING

Eco-Tip 1-18-19 Eco-tip: Camarillo center recycles Styrofoam packaging By David Goldstein, VCPWA, IWMD Last month, Astrofoam Molding, at 4117 Calle Tesoro in Camarillo, reopened a drop-off spot where the public can recycle polystyrene transport packaging — those blocks of Styrofoam that protect goods mailed to you through online orders. The drop-off area was closed for…

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RECYCLING CHALLENGE

Eco-Tip for 1-13-19 School Recycling Challenge Offers Cash Prizes By David Goldstein, VCPWA, IWMD Next month, Keep California Beautiful, a non-profit organization, will coordinate a statewide recycling competition between schools. Cash prizes, funded by commercial sponsors, will be awarded to schools for placing first through fifth in each of 18 categories. That is 90 possible…

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GRANTS FOR DIESEL ENGINE REPLACEMENT

Eco-Tip for 1-6-19 Grants for Diesel Engine Replacement By David Goldstein, VCPWA, IWMD Farmers, construction businesses, and commercial boat owners can obtain grants from the Ventura County Air Pollution Control District to fund replacement of diesel engines. Last month, the District’s board allocated over $4 million for grants. Sample application forms are now available on-line,…