Code Enforcement - Human Services - What is Code Enforcement and what does it mean to your neighborhood? Learn about the different codes and how they are enforced. Recommended audience: Adults - for unincorporated residents
Commercial, Institutional and Industrial Waste Reduction - Solid Waste - Learn how your business or facility can reduce waste, increase recycling and buy recycled content supplies. Save money through waste reduction and recycling items such as paper, cardboard, aluminum cans and plastic bottles. Local vendor services information and practical suggestions provided. Recommended audience: 18 years old - Adults
Dealing with Asbestos - Park and Conservation Resources/Air Quality - Asbestos creates problems for contractors, building owners, architects, engineers, building departments and others. This presentation includes a full discussion of the requirements involved in dealing with asbestos when renovating or demolishing a structure. Recommended audience: Adults
Let's Talk Mosquitoes – Public Works - Learn what Pinellas County is doing to control our mosquito population and what you can do around your home to help. The program touches on the causes of too many mosquitoes, controlling mosquitoes, mosquito biology and mosquito-borne illnesses. Recommended audience: Grade School – Adults
No Such Place as Away – Solid Waste – Ever wonder what happens to your garbage when you throw it away? This presentation covers Pinellas County’s integrated solid waste management system; including waste-to-energy, sanitary landfills, recycling programs, and the household electronics and chemical collection center (HEC3). Audiences are encouraged to take responsibility by reducing, reusing, and recycling their wastes and “closing the loop” by shopping for items made with post-consumer recycled content. Video (DVD) optional. Recommended audience: Elementary School - Adults
Proper Disposal of Medicines - Solid Waste – Learn the proper way to dispose of old, leftover and unused medicines to protect the environment. This presentation will explain how disposed medicines affect the water and waste disposal systems. Length of presentation: 5 to 30 minutes. If organizations have more time, information can be added regarding recycling and proper waste disposal. Recommended audience: Adults
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