Experience and Qualifications
Waste Management offers the commitment and local expertise, combined with the resources of North America's leading environmental services provider. With a presence in Santa Barbara County for over 50 years, Waste Management tailors its services to meet the needs of each customer group to ensure consistent, superior service at the local level.
Commitment to Environmental Sustainability
At Waste Management, "Think Green", is much more than a motto. As the industry leader in waste and environmental services, WM is committed to being responsible stewards of the environment. As as industry leader, we commit our knowledge and experience to stewardship of the environment, tackling tough issues such as recycling and waste diversion, providing renewable energy and resource conservation, and safe collection and disposal of waste. We provide innovative solutions for our municipalities and customers, from mail back Medwaste Tracker containers for the safe disposal of sharps, lancets and needles to composting for residents.
We strive to be a trusted and valued community partner, and we commit our resources and resourcefulness to programs that build up our communities and respect and protect the environment. We are committed to helping our customers thrive and prosper through business practices that reflect social responsibility and environmental excellence.
CalRecyle AB 341 75% by the year 2020
As part of Assembly Bill (AB) 32, the Global Warming Solutions Act, the State of California has included a mandatory commercial recycling regulation (AB 341), requiring all cities and counties in California to establish and implement a commercial recycling program by July 1, 2012. Under AB 341, businesses that generate four cubic yards or more of trash each week are subject to this law. Besides businesses, the regulation applies to the following public agencies:
- Federal, state, local, and regional agencies or facilities
- School districts and schools
- Special districts
- Community colleges
- California State Universities
- Universities of California and
- Military facilities
Multi-family dwellings (e.g. apartments, condominiums, and mobile home parks) with five or more units are also subject to the law. A jurisdiction must provide education, outreach, and monitoring of agencies subject to this regulation.
- Self Haul
- Subscribe to hauler(s)
- Arrange for the pickup of recyclable materials
- Subscribe to a recycling service that may include mixed waste processing that yields diversion results comparable to source separation
For more information on the State’s mandatory commercial recycling regulation, please click here: http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Climate/Recycling/default.htm