December 2016
Mt. San Antonio from Rancho Cucamonga: photo by Amanda Walker
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End the Holidays on a Green Note: Recycle Your Holiday Waste

Give the planet a belated holiday present

Did you know that approximately 80 percent of your holiday trash is recyclable? Send the season out in green style by cleaning up with the environment in mind.

Gift boxes, wrapping paper, greeting cards, and cardboard packaging are all items that you can dispose of in your recycling barrel. Gather your excess holiday trash and recyclables in bags and place them alongside your containers on your regular collection day. Burrtec Waste Industries will collect excess holiday trash and recyclables from December 26, 2016, through January 15, 2017.

Burrtec will also collect and recycle your Christmas tree. Just place your tree at the curb on your regular collection day from December 26, 2016, through January 15, 2017. Please be sure to remove all ornaments, lights, and metal stands, and cut your tree in half if it is more than six feet tall.