December 2016
Mt. San Antonio from Rancho Cucamonga: photo by Amanda Walker
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Keep the Neighborhood Clean on Windy Days

Seasonal Santa Ana winds can cause problems with the collection of trash and recyclables. Strong gusts frequently tip containers over causing spillage. Materials are then strewn throughout streets and neighborhoods. You can help keep your neighborhood clean on windy days with these easy steps:

Bag and tie trash before placing in barrels:
This makes cleanup efforts easier should the barrel(s) tip over.

Avoid placing trash and recycling out on windy days:
If possible, do not set your trash or recyclables out for collection on windy days. Bag any excessive trash and recyclables that will not fit in your barrel, and the waste hauler will collect all accumulated bags along with your containers on your next scheduled collection day.