Recycling Odd Items & Hazardous Waste

Recycling paper, plastics, glass and metal is more or less straightforward. But what about the next level of recycling: batteries, light bulbs, left-over paint and solvent, and appliances? These ordinary household items are classified as hazardous waste, by virtue of the chemicals or metals or materials they contain. Keeping these... Read more

A Load Off Our Hands

Our community is a half-ton lighter after the FHA-sponsored e-waste collection day on October 13. That’s how much electronic junk was collected by the Conservation Corps North Bay for recycling. All those old computer parts, TVs, and household appliances will now be kept out of the landfill. The Conservation Corps... Read more

3rd Annual e-Waste Collection – Sat Oct 13

It’s time to gather any old electronics you’ve been meaning to get rid of and recycle them. Tossing these items in the trash contributes to our volume of landfill with the added injury of leaching heavy metals into the soil. The FHA environmental committee makes it easy: bring your e-waste... Read more

Sausalito e-Waste Collection – Sat Jan 27

Annual E-Waste Collection Event. The City of Sausalito’s annual e-waste collection event returns to the City Hall parking lot on Saturday, January 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Residents are encouraged to bring old and worn out electronic equipment to the parking lot, which may be entered off of Bee... Read more

A Look Back – 2017 Environmental Posts

Looking back over 2017 it’s clear the FHA Environmental Committee supports individual actions and choices—with posts addressing alternatives to herbicides for weed management, oyster shell recycling, and invasive plant species removal—alongside the bigger picture of sea level rise. To read a post, click the link/story title.  For 2018 expect more... Read more

Sat Oct 28 – FREE e-Waste Recycling

LAST MINUTE ALERT —e-waste recycling collection POSTPONED— due to continuing poor air quality we have decided to postpone our e-waste collection the new date: Saturday Oct 28 from 9AM – 2 PM Thanks for your understanding. Please pass the word. Keeping litter, debris and unwanted items out of our water is... Read more

Free E-waste Recycling – Saturday January 21

Organized by the Sausalito Sustainability Commission and Bay Cities Refuse Services, this is Sausalito’s 7th annual e-waste collection event. Last year 3,905 pounds of e-waste were recycled and, since this collection became an annual event, more than 25 tons of e-waste have been kept out of landfill. That’s impressive. The... Read more