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What's Happening in the San Lorenzo Valley

Recycling bottles and cans

The Lowdown on the Closedown of CRV Redemption/Recycling Centers

After more than 30 years operating the three Redemption/Recycling centers in the San Lorenzo Valley, the VWC is preparing to close down the centers, effective July 1. The Ben Lomond Transfer Station will continue to provide recycling services without any redemption options.

VWC Redemption Recycling Center

Dear VWC Members and Friends— Most of us take our bottles and cans to the closest SLV Recycling Center (Felton, Ben Lomond, Boulder Creek) and drop them off, generously donating the materials, right? Then we thank the staff, smile proudly, and drive away. . . But guess what – for the Recycling Center to get the FULL CRV reimbursement payment from the State for…

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SLV Redemption/Recycling Centers Soon to Benefit from New Baler!

The SLV Redemption/Recycling Centers have many things to be very thankful for this year, even though we were challenged by the rapid ongoing reduction in the scrap value of materials that are crucial to help meet operating expenses. We are especially grateful for the Grant received from CalRecycle that will enable us to install a new baler.

CalRecycle Baler Grant Complete

The SLV Redemption Recycling Center’s of The San Lorenzo Valley, have many things to be very thankful for this year! We are especially grateful for the Grant received from CalRecycle. We also want to thank our local Liberty Bank in Boulder Creek, CA for providing a bridge loan tailored specifically for our non-profit needs. And a special thanks to Liberty Bank’s, Vice…

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