Posted on: September 15, 2017

Tips to help Palm Beach County clean up quickly

Veg at Storm Debris Site on Wallis Road

As our community recovers from Hurricane Irma, the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County offers these tips to home owners when putting their debris piles at the curb: 

Residents are encouraged to pile yard waste, such as branches, limbs and t...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

SWA renewable energy project receives Florida Engineering Society’s Engineering Excellence Award

Earlier this month, the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County’s (SWA) Renewable Energy Facility 2 (REF 2) was recognized with the Grand Conceptor award for being the overall best engineering project from the Florida Engineering Society (FES...

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

A statement on plastic bottle cap recycling

Bottle Caps and Jar Lids

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: August 17, 2017

SWA surplus equipment on the auction block Oct. 28

Loaders, dozers, trailers, trucks, SUVs and other Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County surplus items will be sold to the highest bidder, regardless of price, at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 with no buyer’s premium, no minimums and no reserves....

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Explore Earth Day ideas with a coloring contest for creative conservationists

ColoringPage

The easiest way to celebrate Earth Day Saturday is by downloading the recycling-themed coloring page from SWA.org/Coloring.

Saturday, April 22 is Earth Day and for those who are drawn to recycling, there may be no better way to celebrate than with an envir...

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