Tehama County

Regular - Landfill Only

Outreach Update


Department:Executive Committee - Tehama County Solid Waste Management AgencySponsors:
Category:Landfill Agency


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Paul and Rich contributed waste reduction, recycling and hazardous waste disposal information to the monthly Lake California POA newsletter, Rancho Tehama newsletter as well as produced and distributed the Tehama County 4R’s eNewsBlast, WasteWise News, and the Tehama County Educators Waste Awareness E-Newsletter. (Please contact the Agency for copies)


Paul gave recycling presentations at the Tehama County Library's Summer Reading Program at the Red Bluff Library on July 5th, the Los Molinos Library on July 10th, and Corning Library on August 1st. He also gave a recycling presentation at Evergreen Elementary School on August 22nd and at Jackson Heights Elementary School on September 5th.


Paul gave two compost presentations to patrons at the Downtown Farmers Market in Red Bluff on August 9th and the River Park Farmers Market on August 19th.


Paul and Rich represented the Agency providing information regarding the various recycling programs and grants available to the residents of Tehama County at the Downtown Farmers' Market in Red Bluff on June 7th, August 9th and August 23rd, the River Park Farmers' Market in Red Bluff on June 17th, August 19th, and September 2nd, and the Corning Farmers' Market on June 15th, and the Lake California Farmers' Market on August 27th.


Rachel, Paul and Rich each worked the Agency booth at the Tehama District Fair July 13th - 16th providing information regarding the various recycling programs and grants available to the residents of Tehama County.


The Agency had additional money left in the TA3 Passenger Tire Amnesty Grant and was able to host an additional tire collection event on June 3rd at the Tehama County/Red Bluff Landfill, Corning Park & Ride, and the Rancho Tehama, Manton, Payne’s Creek, and Mineral transfer stations. A total of 3,769 tires were collected.


The Agency has placed eight propane cylinder collection bins in Lassen Volcanic National Park and the Buckhorn Campground at the Black Butte Recreation Area with a total of 379 propane cylinders, 50 isopropane cylinders, and 15 butane cylinders collected so far.


Rich attended the Household Hazardous Waste Information Exchange on July 16th in Chico.


Rich conducted the annual Certified Collection Center site visits on August 1st and 2nd in accordance with the Oil Payment Program report. All sites were found to be in compliance.


The Agency hosted a landfill tour for the Full Board on August 10th. The tour focused on the initial waste placement in Cell 2A as well as the Phase 1 closure process.


The next Passenger Tire Collection event will be Saturday September 30th from 8AM-12PM at the Los Molinos Transfer Station, Tehama County/Red Bluff Landfill, and Rancho Tehama, Manton, Payne’s Creek, and Mineral transfer stations. The Agency, in partnership with the Mattress Recycling Council, Waste Connections and PaintCare, will also be conducting a community clean-up event at the Rancho Tehama Transfer Station in conjunction with the Tire Collection Event.


The next household hazardous waste collection events will be held from 8:00AM - 12:00PM on September 9th at the Tehama County/Red Bluff Landfill and on September 16th at Corning Disposal.


Successful electronic waste collection events continue to be held the last Saturday of every month from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Corning Park and Ride and the Tehama County Department of Social Services in Red Bluff. 5,520 lbs. of electronic waste were collected in June, 5,630 lbs. were collected in July, and if available the amount collected in August will be given at the meeting.