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Check out these links that will provide you with all kinds of information: everything from local recycling to the NOAA marine debris program!

 

Recycling:

ECUA Recycling Facility --KPB office offers an ECUA oil and grease drop-off station with containers provided! Click here to learn more about recycling oils and greases or to find a drop-off station in your area! 

City of Pensacola Recycling --Click here to find out what you can recycle!

Escambia and Santa Rosa County recycling Guidelines Brochure

 

Recycling Games for Kids:

My Garbology --Cute game and very educational!

Recycle Roundup --Help sort each item into recycling, compost, or trash bins!

Fun and Games!

Printable recycling game --Go old fashioned with this printable sorting game!

Understanding Marine Debris --Even your kids can learn about the NOAA marine debris program!

The Zero Waste Game -- Teaches kids about the importance of reducing our waste!

 

Litter Prevention:

Clean Your Block Party Guide (PDF)

Being a Good Neighbor: A Guide to Reducing and Managing Litter (PDF)

Average Weight of Items Commonly Found at Cleanups (PDF)

The Last Plastic Straw--an initiative to reduce the use of plastic straws. Take the pledge!

 

Beautification:

What is community beautification?

Why is it important?

The Role of Community Gardens in Sustaining Healthy Communities

 

Other Resources:

Keep America Beautiful

Keep Florida Beautiful

Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Ocean Conservancy

Earth911

5Gyres Institute

NOAA Marine Debris Program

Escambia County Regional Roundup

Items that are harder to recycle then the usually cookie box can be recycled at the Regional Roundup. Escambia County holds 5-6 roundups each year in which residents of Escambia County can drop off electronics, various household hazardous wastes, and tires. A list of items accepted includes the following:

  • Computers (monitors, terminals, keyboards, and mice)

  • Printers and copiers

  • TVs and remotes

  • DVD players

  • Gaming systems

  • Fax machines 

  • Stereo systems 

  • Cell phones and telephones

  • Paint (up to 20 gallons)

  • Fuel (up to 10 gallons) 

  • Waste oil (up to five gallons)

  • Fluorescent lights (up to 10 lights)

  • Tires (up to four per vehicle)

  • Antifreeze

  • Oil filters

  • Lubricants and greases

  • Solvents

  • Pesticides

  • Fertilizers 

  • Batteries (rechargeable, lithium, computer, cell phone, etc.)

  • Auto, marine, and motorcycle batteries

  • Propane bottles

  • Pool cleaners

  • Household cleaners 

For more information, please visit

https://myescambia.com/our-services/waste-services/regional-roundups

Our Impact This Quarter: Sept 2018-Dec 2018

  • Volunteer Hours

    1315

  • Community Service Hours

    860

  • Lbs of Trash Removed from Local Events

    8826

  • Lbs of Roadside Litter Removed

    10136

  • Lbs Trash and Litter from Parks Serviced

    138080

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