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Drought Safety Information List

By Solvang Green on Oct 07, 2019 at 09:10 PM in Featured News

Ultimate Guide to Drought Safety

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Tip Of The Month - October 2019

Tip Of The Month - October 2019
By Solvang Green on Oct 03, 2019 at 06:28 PM in Featured News

Check your drainage before the rainy season by keeping concrete/grass swales free of litter or debris and remove any sediment build-up. Be sure to repair any damage but DO NOT alter or re-grade slopes without consulting an expert. Visit your City’s Stormwater Management webpage (City of Buellton or City of Solvang) to learn more about Stormwater Pollution Prevention.

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Tip Of The Month - September 2019

Tip Of The Month - September 2019
By Solvang Green on Sep 03, 2019 at 12:01 PM in Featured News

When trimming back vegetation before the rainy season, place all your unused landscape waste in your green waste container or leave it on site as mulch. Visit your City’s Stormwater Management webpage (City of Buellton or City of Solvang) to learn about Best Management Practices for Landscaper’s.

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Tip Of The Month - August 2019

Tip Of The Month - August 2019
By Solvang Green on Aug 03, 2019 at 11:41 AM in Featured News

Have you retrofitted your home or business with water conservation products? Learn about products that can save water indoors and outdoors. Check out this helpful video Water Conservation Products for additional information. For more water conservation tips, videos and rebates go to WaterWiseSB.org.

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Tip of the Month- July 2019

Tip of the Month- July 2019
By Solvang Green on Jul 03, 2019 at 11:37 AM in Featured News

If you are going to wash your car, take it to a local commercial carwash or make sure the wash water drains safely to a landscaped area. Visit your City’s Stormwater Management webpage (City of Buellton or City of Solvang) to learn more about Stormwater Pollution Prevention for mobile cleaning activities.

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Tip Of The Month - June 2019

Tip Of The Month - June 2019
By Solvang Green on Jun 03, 2019 at 06:47 PM in Featured News

Did you know 1 gram of dog waste contains millions of bacteria and can lead to beach closures? You can help to keep your community and pets healthy by picking up pet waste in your backyard before each storm, and by picking up after your pet when you’re out and about. Visit your City’s Stormwater Management webpage (City of Buellton or City of Solvang) or Close the Poop Loop to find out the Truth About Dog Poop.

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Tip Of The Month - May 2019

By Solvang Green on May 03, 2019 at 11:53 AM in Featured News

Consider planting beneficial plants that attract beneficial insects to your garden instead of using herbicides or pesticides. Visit Our Water Our World website to learn more about beneficial insects or to learn about less toxic products to use in your garden.

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Tip Of The Month - April 2019

Tip Of The Month - April 2019
By Tracy Beard on Apr 12, 2019 at 11:27 PM in Featured News

When you start cleaning out your planting beds and preparing for spring, make sure to add mulch to help to retain moisture during the summer season. Visit the Less is More website for the location of free mulch piles throughout the county or contact your City for more details.

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Tip Of The Month - March 2019

Tip Of The Month - March 2019
By Solvang Green on Mar 03, 2019 at 12:05 PM in Featured News

Did you know that the local household hazardous waste collection events are FREE for residents? Bring your unwanted chemicals to your City’s next event. Visit your City’s Solid Waste webpage (City of Buellton or City of Solvang), your waste disposal provider’s website (Waste Management or Marborg), OR the Less is More website for information about hazardous waste collection events in the Santa Ynez Valley.

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Tip Of The Month - February 2019

Tip Of The Month - February 2019
By Tracy Beard on Feb 04, 2019 at 06:47 PM in Featured News

Schedule a FREE bulky item pick-up or participate in a Community Clean-up or Shred Day. Visit your City’s Solid Waste webpage (City of Buellton or City of Solvang) or your City’s waste disposal providers (Waste Management or Marborg) website or watch for more details in your local paper or Chamber of Commerce E-Newsletter.

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