Posted on: February 18, 2018

The President’s Day holiday will not impact waste collection in unincorporated PBC

Garbage, recyclables and yard waste will be collected on President’s Day, Monday, Feb. 19, for residents and businesses in unincorporated Palm Beach County. Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County disposal facilities are open and haulers in u...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Fluorescent light bulbs require special disposal ~ SWA’s February Household Hazardous Waste Tip

Fluorescent light bulbs use less electricity than a standard incandescent bulb, last longer, and give off less heat, making them a cost-effective lighting alternative to regular incandescent bulbs. However, fluorescent lamps do contain mercury, and should...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Recycling revenue share results for Fiscal Year 2017 - how did your city benefit

Palm Beach County residents are Recycling Right! In the last fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2016 to Sept. 30, 2017), county residents recycled more than 80,000 tons of material! That’s about 160 million pounds of recyclable waste that would have otherwise...

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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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