New hazardous waste program debuts in San Ramon Comments on Stories, posted by , a resident of , on May 26, 2011 at 7:42 am
San Ramon residents can have their household hazardous waste collected from their doorsteps as many times as needed at no additional charge by calling 1-800-HHW-PKUP or e-mailing [Web Link firstname.lastname@example.org]. Prior to pick-up, residents are sent an HHW kit with a heavy-duty bag to hold the most harmful chemicals, including poisons, spray cans and paint thinner.
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Posted by Proud San Ramon, a resident of San Ramon, on May 26, 2011 at 7:42 am
What a great city we live in. We have a fire dept that has created a world renowned smartphone app that allows CPR to be available to medical emergencies in public areas. We have a state of the art ER with a call ahead feature for non life threatening conditions to reduce wait times. Top ten school district and AAA bond rating. And now this, a on call curbside pick up program for batteries, light bulbs, paints and pesticides. For a city to be so balanced in this economic time is truly amazing.
Thank you SAN RAMON. You make me want to start and raise my family here!!!
Posted by Anne Cavazos, a resident of San Ramon, on May 26, 2011 at 11:20 am
This will help keep hazardous waste out of our landfills which can leak into groundwater, from being dumped in drains that go to our wastewater plants and eventually surface water, and storm sewers that go to our creeks. It's also important to get rids of poisons that pets and small children accidentally ingest. We are very lucky to have this program in our community.
Posted by Why the Green?, a resident of San Ramon, on May 31, 2011 at 8:51 pm
We still have green hills left...what is going on? Dublin is building faster than us, we need to catch up! We have all these ugly green hillsides left, granted we are making progress making them prettier with houses and apartments, but Dublin seems to be getting ahead of us...Mayor Wilson is falling behind our sister city to the south...I hope this Measure W stuff does not deter us from our Manifest Destiny of having a Wal Mart! Citizen's Unite! Let's all pull together and have the first City Manager making 500K, if we all pull together as a team we can do it!!
Posted by Ms. Bunny, a resident of San Ramon, on Jun 3, 2011 at 9:27 am
Delighted this is finally getting off the ground, as I'm use to going up to Imhoff several times a year in Martinez to dispose of waste. I was just going to make another trip today so how nice! -I'll just make an appointment to have it picked up at my home.