Susan Buckley, RN, Director, Public Health
Ira Singh, MPH, Deputy Director
Donald I. Baird, MD, Health Officer

Division of Environmental Health


Date Released: 4/12/2005
Subject: Waste Awareness Week
Contact: Brian Cox, Director, Environmental Health Division
Phone: (707) 445-6215

Humboldt County’s 13th Annual Waste Awareness Week is just around the corner, April 18 through the 24th. Join Humboldt County Division of Environmental Health and your local community by participating in one of the wonderful events taking place during and around Waste Awareness Week.

The Great Battery Roundup Sponsored by AAA April 13-23
Bring any of your expired auto, marine, or motorcycle batteries to any of the following locations;
Arcata Community Recycling Center • City of Arcata Corporation Yard • Front of Perigot Park, Blue Lake • Eureka Community Recycling Center • Tetrault Tire, Eureka • The Lube Rack, Eureka • The Farm Shop, Ferndale • Eel River Disposal & Recycling Center, Fortuna • Humboldt Sanitation, McKinleyville • McLaughlin & Sons, Orleans • Redway Transfer Station • Napa 101 Auto Parts, Rio Dell • Trinidad Recycling Drop-off station

Waste Reduction Awards Ceremony April 21 5:00
Join us in celebrating the waste reduction achievements of local businesses, schools, and organizations. Wharfinger, Eureka For reservations: 268-2225

Sustainable Living Arts and Music Festival April 23 Noon to 8:00pm
Special Events Field, HSU, Arcata For more information: 826-3776

Northcoast Environmental Center’s Annual Auction April 23 5:00pm
Arcata Community Center, Arcata For more information: 822-6918

KHUM Eel River bar Cleanup near Fernbridge April 23 11:30 to 2:00pm
Meet at parking lot next to Fernbridge on the Ferndale Side. For more information: 786-5104

Peninsula Cleanup April 23 9:00 to 4:00
Manila Community Center, Manila For more information: 445-3309

Composting Workshop April 30 10:00 to 2:00
Rohner Park’s Recreation Hall For more information or to register: 725-7615

5th Annual Compost Festival & May Day Celebration May 1 11:00 to 4:00
CCAT (14th & B), HSU, Arcata For more information: 268-2225

Creative Integration of Reusable Materials Workshop May 1 9:30 to 1:00
Arcata Community Center, Arcata For more information or to register: 445-6215

6th Annual Rerefined Oil Change Day May 7 10:00 to 2:00
Eureka High School, Eureka For more information or an appointment: 268-2225


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