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Participate in Global Circular Economy Event – locally!

Open Source Circular Economy (OSCE) Days, is a global two-day collaborative event comprised of more than 70 local gatherings. The purpose of the event is to trouble-shoot specific issues related to wasted resources. This year it will take place June 9-13, 2016 with more than…

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City Council Applauds Green Businesses

This week the Thousand Oaks City Council recognized six businesses that have demonstrated their commitment to the environment by successfully completing the Green Business Certification Program. The City of Thousand Oaks established the Program in 2011 to recognize and reward…

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Free Recycling Boxes for Businesses!

For a limited time, the Public Works Department is offering FREE deskside recycling boxes to businesses in Thousand Oaks.  The cardboard containers are great for collecting small, clean recyclables such as paper, empty bottles and cans or plastic packaging in an office environment. Containers measure approximately 15” wide x…

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Plaza Cleaners Wins CA Climate Leader Award

Plaza Cleaners from the City of Thousand Oaks was presented with a prestigous CoolCalifornia.org small business award in recognition of their leadership in environmental protection, worker safety, and demonstrated Green House Gas (GHG) reduction efforts. Awards were presented February 12, 2015…

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City Hazwaste Team Pulls Lethal Chemicals From House

City Hazwaste Team Pulls Lethal Chemicals From House

Last Friday, our hazardous waste contractor had to put on a respirator and a sealed off hazardous waste suit to handle materials that were stored at a Thousand Oaks house. The material was highly toxic and potentially lethal by skin contact or…

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SC Johnson to List Ingredients on Product Labels

Last month, Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson announced that SC Johnson is going to be providing ingredient information on its labels. Consumer goods affected are home cleaning and air care products such as Windex®, Shout® and Glade®.We applaud this announcement…

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Organics & Foodwaste Diversion Coming Soon

Organics & Foodwaste Diversion Coming Soon

A new state law (AB 1826) will increase the diversion of compostable materials produced at businesses, however, it does not cover food or compostable wastes produced at homes. Compostable or organics make up about 40% of all material going to…

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Household Hazardous Waste Facility Grand Opening

City of Thousand Oaks announces grand opening of new household hazardous waste facility with new expanded schedule.

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Free Shredding Day - September 21, 2013

Document Shredding Event This Saturday — Thousand Oaks

Thousand Oaks High School to Host Shredding Event Fundraiser on April 12

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T. Oaks in 50 Years – Highrises, Pod Housing, Zero Waste?

What will the future City of Thousand Oaks look like? How will we change over the next 50 years? Make your voice heard at the City’s upcoming “Vision 2064” meetings.

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Free Simi Valley Landfill & Recycling Day – Sunday, April 13

Thousand Oaks residents can partake in Simi Valley Landfill & Recycling Day on April 13

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