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Sponsor Post: Miramar Landfill: Greenery Recycling Program

Sponsor Post: Miramar Landfill: Greenery Recycling Program

In the City of San Diego, the Miramar Landfill, the city's one and only operating landfill, is good for more than just dumping off your trash! The landfill runs all sorts of programs, including a greenery recycling program where you can recycle your yard waste throughout the year. Here's what you need to know about the recycling program and how you can get involved. What Gets Recycled? In many San Diego neighborhoods, you can take part in a curbside greenery recycling program, where you can have the city pick up grass clippings, leaves, shrub clippings, Christmas trees, and bundles of greenery. The program doesn't accept bamboo, banana trees, bird-of-paradise plants, cacti or yucca plants, palm fronds, or large tree stumps. If your community doesn't have a curbside greenery collection program, you can actually dump your greenery and yard...

Posted Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 02:29PM | Permalink

Sponsor Post: The Miramar Landfill: The Basics

Sponsor Post: The Miramar Landfill: The Basics

Wondering about what happens to waste in your own backyard? In San Diego, much of the city's waste goes to the Miramar Landfill just off of Highway 52 at Convoy Street. According to the city of San Diego, the landfill takes in about 910,000 tons of waste each year. That's a lot of...

Posted Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 09:48AM | Permalink

Sponsor Post: Californians are the Best Recyclers

Sponsor Post: Californians are the Best Recyclers

Living in California, you can be proud of being a part of the state with some of the nation's highest recycling statistics. There are plenty of reasons for this. California makes recycling more easily accessible to residents, with more curbside recycling pickup programs per area than...

Posted Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 11:47AM | Permalink

Sponsor Post: Make Money by Recycling in San Diego

Sponsor Post: Make Money by Recycling in San Diego

Did you know that you can actually make money when you recycle your basic household items in San Diego? You won’t make a mint, but you can...

Posted Thursday, March 1, 2012, 10:14AM | Permalink

Sponsor Post: 3 Ways to Save Money by Recycling

Sponsor Post: 3 Ways to Save Money by Recycling

PHOTO BY: Mikhail Zahranichny When you first start a...

Posted Thursday, December 22, 2011, 10:00AM | Permalink

Sponsor Post: San Diego's 19th Annual Waste Reduction and Recycling Awards

Sponsor Post: San Diego's 19th Annual Waste Reduction and Recycling Awards

Every year, San Diego recognizes local businesses and organizations that successfully reduce waste and help make the city a little greener. As a consumer, you can help reward these local businesses for their efforts by choosing to patronize them! Even if you don't make that choice, it...

Posted Tuesday, November 8, 2011, 10:30AM | Permalink

Sponsor Post: Miramar Landfill's Plant Nursery

Sponsor Post: Miramar Landfill's Plant Nursery

Have you ever heard of a landfill with its own plant nursery? In San Diego's only working landfill – the Miramar Landfill – that's exactly what you'll find. In an effort to make...

Posted Friday, November 4, 2011, 10:45AM | Permalink

Solana Beach Considering Plastic Bag Ban

Solana Beach Considering Plastic Bag Ban

According to Sign On San Diego, Solana Beach could soon be the first city in San Diego County to outlaw plastic bags. The move came...

Posted Thursday, November 3, 2011, 10:30AM | Permalink

Sponsor Post: Recycling in San Diego Just Got Better

Sponsor Post: Recycling in San Diego Just Got Better

Historically, California cities have had some of the best green initiatives in the country, and it's no different for San Diego. Most San Diego residents can already take advantage of great recycling pick-up and drop-off programs that collect everything from newspapers...

Posted Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 01:00PM | Permalink

Sponsor Post: Waste Around the World

Sponsor Post: Waste Around the World

These days, there are hardly any countries in the world that aren't struggling with waste management problems in some form or another. In first world countries like the U.S. and Great Britain, the problem of consumer-generated waste is ever growing, driven by an economy that encourages...

Posted Thursday, October 20, 2011, 10:00AM | Permalink

Get Your Green On at Hotel Solamar this Wednesday

Get Your Green On at Hotel Solamar this Wednesday

In San Diego, it's easy to be green. If you need a nudge in the right direction, head to Hotel Solamar on October 19 for a green entrepreneur showcase that will give...

Posted Monday, October 17, 2011, 02:00PM | Permalink

Sponsor Post: Waste in Our World: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Sponsor Post: Waste in Our World: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Learning about the ways that human waste can affect our world is one of the best methods for understanding and helping to prevent waste problems. One huge problem our environment is currently facing due to human waste and littering is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch....

Posted Friday, October 14, 2011, 10:00AM | Permalink

Say it With Flowers With a Green Greeting Card

Say it With Flowers With a Green Greeting Card

One local San Diego-based company is making greeting cards greener. Grow-a-Note cards from the

Posted Wednesday, October 12, 2011, 11:30AM | Permalink

Sponsor Post: Things You Might Not Know About E-Waste

Sponsor Post: Things You Might Not Know About E-Waste

These days, our culture is more and more fact-driven. We like to make our personal, ethical, and business choices based on the latest information, which is right at our fingertips with the help of technology....

Posted Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 10:00AM | Permalink

3 Green Hotels in San Diego

3 Green Hotels in San Diego

If you’re looking to make your next getaway a green one, look no further than your own backyard. San Diego is home to three of the top eco-friendly resorts in the...

Posted Tuesday, October 4, 2011, 05:00PM | Permalink

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