Saturday, January 23rd, 2021.
Our mission to develop, implement, and support efficient and sustainable programs for waste reduction, reuse, recycling, hazardous waste Management, composting and recycled-content purchasing for Imperial Valley citizens in accordance with local, state, and national mandates. Brawley, Calipatria, Imperial, Calexico, El Centro, Westmorland, Holtville and County of Imperial are included in our scope area.
If you are looking for a fun way to learn about the environment, this is the page for you. We have included links to interactive games, word search puzzles, and a coloring book. To start having fun, click here.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facilities

ALL THREE HHW locations will be CLOSED until further notice per Governor Gavin Newsom COVID-19 Lockdown for Southern California

El Centro HHW will be open only this Saturday January 23, 2021 for the City Clean-Up event from 8am-12 noon, El Centro residents only.

City Cleanups
City of El Centro Community Clean-Up
Saturday January 23, 2021
599 E Main Street
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Read City Cleanup Restrictions here.
To Fix America's Broken Recycling System, States Want Companies to Foot the Bill
“If you want to reduce pollution without more regulation, you make the producer pay.” Read full article here.
The Majestic Plastic Bag - A Mockumentary
A plastic bag encounters enemies and escapes death on its epic migration to its final destination: the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. View Video.
Turning Plastic back into Oil
Man invents machine to convert plastic into oil. Read here.
 

What Cities Need to Know About SB 1383 and Funding Organic Waste Management