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By Chris Wiebe | October 7, 2006
BURBANK — The Environmental Protection Agency has filed a complaint against a metal-processing company in Burbank, citing hazardous-waste violations at its facility on Spazier Avenue. The complaint alleges that by-products of metal plating work from All Metals Processing Co. are seeping through the inside walls of the facility into the ground within 10 feet of a nearby storm-water canal. The company offers plating services for metals, said EPA spokesman Dean Higuchi. "A lot of companies — whether they do metal plating or they process metals — do use hazardous materials that when they're spent and they're used, they then become classified as hazardous wastes," he said.
THE818NOW
September 13, 2013
Residents with hazardous and electronic waste at home that's too toxic to throw away in the trash can properly dispose of it at a city event on Saturday, officials said. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., city officials will be collecting hazardous waste, free of charge, at the Burbank Fire Training Center, located at 1845 Ontario St. Residents are encouraged to bring products that are labeled: toxic, poison, combustible, corrosive, flammable or irritant. That may include bug spray, certain garden and paint products, automotive fluids and batteries, certain beauty products and household cleaners.
NEWS
March 9, 2002
Laura Sturza GLENDALE -- Burbank residents can dispose of paint, pesticides and other household hazardous waste today at the Glendale Public Works Yard. If hazardous materials such as paint, turpentine, acid or lye-based cleaners, car batteries, motor oil and pesticides are tossed in the trash or poured down a sink, they can enter the water and pose a health danger. In addition to today's event, the Burbank Recycle Center accepts oil, oil filters and antifreeze.
NEWS
September 10, 2003
The city of Burbank and L.A. County Department of Public Works and Sanitation will sponsor a household hazardous waste roundup from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Burbank Fire Department Training Center. Brake fluid, motor oil, car batteries, paint, pesticides, herbicides, expired pharma- ceuticals, computer-related equipment, televisions and cellular phones are among the items that will be disposed of. No business waste or electronic waste from businesses will be accepted.
NEWS
September 14, 2002
A free household hazardous waste collection is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Burbank Fire Department Training Center. Residents can discard waste including used motor oil, paint, turpentine, cleaners that contain acids or lye, aerosol products such as hairspray and air fresheners, household and car batteries, pesticides and garden herbicides. The collection is part of a campaign to promote public awareness of proper disposal practices of household hazardous waste and to provide a convenient and free disposal option.
NEWS
September 9, 2006
Hazardous waste collection today The Burbank Recycling Center is opening its facilities on Saturday to all Los Angeles County residents to collect household hazardous waste products at no charge. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the center will collect discarded products like paint, paint thinner, cleaning liquids, pesticides, herbicides, automobile fluids, batteries and electronics. Center officials remind residents that these items should never be thrown straight into the trash.
NEWS
November 7, 2001
Gary Moskowitz GLENDALE -- The Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program has an ongoing mission -- to help dispose of harmful household matter. It's a dirty job, but a necessary one, and there are two ways for residents of Burbank, Glendale and La Canada Flintridge to help dispose of hazardous waste. Residents can drop off waste items from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second Saturday of every month at the city of Glendale Environmental Management Center, 780 Flower St. in Glendale.
NEWS
By Gretchen Meier, gretchen.meier@latimes.com | August 18, 2010
More than 1,000 Los Angeles County households on Saturday dropped off a combined 80,000 pounds of electronic and hazardous waste, including computer monitors, motor oil and buckets of paint, at the Burbank Fire Department Training Center, officials said. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., county Department of Public Works employees gathered 20,000 pounds of electronic — also known as "e-waste" — 60,000 pounds of hazardous waste, keeping liquids out of household trash cans that residents dispose of every day. "When it comes to protecting the environment, individual actions make a big difference," county public works Director Gail Farber said in a statement.
NEWS
By Fred Ortega | February 25, 2006
CITY HALL ? The next time your TV remote's batteries give out, you may want to think twice about tossing those dead double-As in the garbage can. On Feb. 8, an exemption for individual homeowners from the state's Universal Waste Rule expired. As a result, household batteries, fluorescent lamps, mercury thermostats, aerosol cans and other electronic devices are now classified as a type of hazardous waste that cannot be disposed of in the trash and must be recycled along with larger forms of electronic waste such as old televisions, stereos and computers.
NEWS
August 14, 2010
From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the Burbank Fire Department Training Center, residents can drop off their household hazardous and electronic waste. The event is presented by the Department of Public Works and the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County in cooperation with the cities of Burbank, Glendale, Los Angeles and San Fernando. No business waste, explosives, ammunition, radioactive materials, trash, refrigerators, stoves, washing machines or controlled substances will be accepted, officials announced.
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THE818NOW
September 13, 2013
Residents with hazardous and electronic waste at home that's too toxic to throw away in the trash can properly dispose of it at a city event on Saturday, officials said. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., city officials will be collecting hazardous waste, free of charge, at the Burbank Fire Training Center, located at 1845 Ontario St. Residents are encouraged to bring products that are labeled: toxic, poison, combustible, corrosive, flammable or irritant. That may include bug spray, certain garden and paint products, automotive fluids and batteries, certain beauty products and household cleaners.
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By Gretchen Meier, gretchen.meier@latimes.com | August 18, 2010
More than 1,000 Los Angeles County households on Saturday dropped off a combined 80,000 pounds of electronic and hazardous waste, including computer monitors, motor oil and buckets of paint, at the Burbank Fire Department Training Center, officials said. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., county Department of Public Works employees gathered 20,000 pounds of electronic — also known as "e-waste" — 60,000 pounds of hazardous waste, keeping liquids out of household trash cans that residents dispose of every day. "When it comes to protecting the environment, individual actions make a big difference," county public works Director Gail Farber said in a statement.
NEWS
August 14, 2010
From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the Burbank Fire Department Training Center, residents can drop off their household hazardous and electronic waste. The event is presented by the Department of Public Works and the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County in cooperation with the cities of Burbank, Glendale, Los Angeles and San Fernando. No business waste, explosives, ammunition, radioactive materials, trash, refrigerators, stoves, washing machines or controlled substances will be accepted, officials announced.
NEWS
By Chris Wiebe | October 7, 2006
BURBANK — The Environmental Protection Agency has filed a complaint against a metal-processing company in Burbank, citing hazardous-waste violations at its facility on Spazier Avenue. The complaint alleges that by-products of metal plating work from All Metals Processing Co. are seeping through the inside walls of the facility into the ground within 10 feet of a nearby storm-water canal. The company offers plating services for metals, said EPA spokesman Dean Higuchi. "A lot of companies — whether they do metal plating or they process metals — do use hazardous materials that when they're spent and they're used, they then become classified as hazardous wastes," he said.
NEWS
September 9, 2006
Hazardous waste collection today The Burbank Recycling Center is opening its facilities on Saturday to all Los Angeles County residents to collect household hazardous waste products at no charge. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the center will collect discarded products like paint, paint thinner, cleaning liquids, pesticides, herbicides, automobile fluids, batteries and electronics. Center officials remind residents that these items should never be thrown straight into the trash.
NEWS
By Fred Ortega | February 25, 2006
CITY HALL ? The next time your TV remote's batteries give out, you may want to think twice about tossing those dead double-As in the garbage can. On Feb. 8, an exemption for individual homeowners from the state's Universal Waste Rule expired. As a result, household batteries, fluorescent lamps, mercury thermostats, aerosol cans and other electronic devices are now classified as a type of hazardous waste that cannot be disposed of in the trash and must be recycled along with larger forms of electronic waste such as old televisions, stereos and computers.
NEWS
September 10, 2003
The city of Burbank and L.A. County Department of Public Works and Sanitation will sponsor a household hazardous waste roundup from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Burbank Fire Department Training Center. Brake fluid, motor oil, car batteries, paint, pesticides, herbicides, expired pharma- ceuticals, computer-related equipment, televisions and cellular phones are among the items that will be disposed of. No business waste or electronic waste from businesses will be accepted.
NEWS
August 30, 2003
The city of Burbank and L.A. County Department of Public Works and Sanitation will sponsor a household hazardous waste roundup from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Burbank Fire Department Training Center. Brake fluid, motor oil, car batteries, paint, pesticides, herbicides, expired pharma- ceuticals, computer-related equipment, televisions and cellular phones are among the items that will be disposed of. No business waste or electronic waste from businesses will be accepted.
NEWS
September 14, 2002
A free household hazardous waste collection is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Burbank Fire Department Training Center. Residents can discard waste including used motor oil, paint, turpentine, cleaners that contain acids or lye, aerosol products such as hairspray and air fresheners, household and car batteries, pesticides and garden herbicides. The collection is part of a campaign to promote public awareness of proper disposal practices of household hazardous waste and to provide a convenient and free disposal option.
NEWS
March 9, 2002
Laura Sturza GLENDALE -- Burbank residents can dispose of paint, pesticides and other household hazardous waste today at the Glendale Public Works Yard. If hazardous materials such as paint, turpentine, acid or lye-based cleaners, car batteries, motor oil and pesticides are tossed in the trash or poured down a sink, they can enter the water and pose a health danger. In addition to today's event, the Burbank Recycle Center accepts oil, oil filters and antifreeze.
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