One of the oldest towns in California, Antioch, which was founded in 1850 and incorporated in 1872, is a city located in Contra Costa County, along the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta, and a suburb of San Francisco and Oakland. The city's population of 102,372 appreciates the area's Mediterranean climate, veering from semi-arid (hot and dry) summers, to mild and wet winters. But it's not the climate that has caused the Western Burrowing Owls to have made the city one of their remaining hubs for nesting, but the convergence of a set of ideal conditions: flat, grassy lands and people who are willing to fight to protect them.
Antioch has become a champion of the owl (and of California's natural wildlife), which is listed as a Species of Special Concern by the California Department of Fish and Game due to a dramatic decline in population (60% from the 1980s to the early 1990's, and a roughly 8% decline each subsequent year). In 1980, Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge became the first national wildlife refuge in the U.S. established for protecting endangered plants and insects including the Contra Costa wallflower.
Antioch is also serious about being a "clean city". Through its CalRecycle program, 7,018 waste tires were diverted from the waste stream. In Antioch alone, roughly 77,000 tons of waste material is disposed of in local landfills, which amounts to 4.1 pounds per person every day. California's state mandated target is 4.2 pounds per person per day. Nevertheless, the city is not resting on this success and continues to encourage residents to actively reuse, recycle and/or sustainably dispose of their waste. (Source)
To meet the state goal of 75% landfill diversion, bulky items (old TVs, computer monitors, and other unwanted electronics) which are not permitted in garbage bins, must be recycled. These objects may be recycled at the annual collection, but that is subject to change and can be cancelled.
If you live in the Antioch area, and you have a urgent need to remove an old TV, large appliances, mini-refrigerator, unwanted furniture (such as children's pools, gym or sporting equipment, or old tires, car parts, and other items not suitable for standard trash or recycling pick-up), contact Fast Haul as we provide the following services:
Fast Haul comes to your home and removes all your junk; With your guidance, our hauling junk removal experts will separate out the trash and haul it away. We'll even clean up after we're done!
Because Fast Haul recycles most of the garbage we haul, your trash will be dealt with in a clean sustainable way. Fast Haul regularly works with local real estate companies, schools, property management companies, and government agencies as well as non-profit organizations.
Nowadays, electronic waste, or e-waste, is a huge percentage of America's waste stream, especially in such a technology oriented place as the San Francisco Bay Area. Fast Haul recycle all of your unwanted junk, including electronic waste such as TVs, computers, VCRs, DVD players, copy and fax machines, cell phones and most items containing circuit boards and electronic elements.
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