AQMD Annual "Mow Down" PDF Print E-mail

Need a new lawn mower?  The South Coast Air Quality Management District's annual Lawn Mower Exchange program kicks off April 16 with pre-registration beginning at 8 am.  Los Angeles County residents can register by phone or online to claim a spot at one of 4 upcoming exchange events in May and June.  To pre-register starting April 16th, visit www.AQMD.gov  or call toll-free at 1 (888) 425-6247.  Once registered, participants can exchange a working gas-powered lawn mower for  a deep discount on a new high performance, cordless electric mower with five models to choose from starting at only $100. Pre-registration is required and is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Covina Green Fair PDF Print E-mail

2014-GREEN-FAIR-FLYER-WEBThe City of Covina will be hosting their annual Covina Green Fair on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Heritage Park in downtown Covina.  This fair will be open to all residents in Covina and surrounding cities.  We promote energy conservation, water conservation, recycling, composting, organic farming, stormwater pollution prevention, and physical fitness to engage the residents in efforts to explore, enjoy, and protect our environment and focus on our goal of a sustainable community.  Children can enjoy many activities related to recycling and games to promote outdoor activity.  Enjoy the band, eat from the food trucks, and explore the Wyland Foundation water exhibit. View Flyer

 
Enhanced Watershed Management Program Development Stakeholder Meeting May 5 PDF Print E-mail

watershed-webThe City of Covina invites your participation at a Stakeholder Meeting to discuss collaborative efforts to improve water quality in our Watershed.  Click here for event details.  For more information about the meeting, contact Vivian Castro at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

May 5, 2014

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Thinking of Summer Home Improvements? Do's and Don'ts! PDF Print E-mail

Water-DropletImprove your home but DON’T ruin the environment in the process! While working around the house this summer, please keep in mind it is a VIOLATION of the Covina Municipal Code to wash down debris, paint, chemicals, oil, cement, grout, fertilizers, pesticides, detergents into the sidewalk, street, alley or catch basin.

DON’T: Drain a pool into the street without a permit from the City. Pool water must be treated and free of chemicals and algae before allowing it to drain onto City streets.

DO!: Obtain a no-cost (FREE) pool draining permit from Environmental Services to ensure that the water being drained will not pollute our waterways.

DON’T: Rinse paint brushes and buckets, wash down construction materials or wash down yard waste into the street. Don’t leave chemicals, paints, and oily materials outside where they can leak or spill.

DO!: Sweep up debris and trash, wash paint brushes and equipment in sinks connected to the sanitary sewer, collect (with a shop vac) all liquid waste water from tile work, concrete work, carpet cleaning and other activities and dispose of it in the sewer system (sink, toilet).

DO!: Plan ahead to dispose of solid and liquid waste materials appropriately. If you need information on proper disposal options,

DO!: Call Environmental Services at 626-384-5480, we are here to help!

 
Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup PDF Print E-mail

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Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste at this event.

Date: Saturday, May 31, 2014

Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: El Monte Airport
4233 North Santa Anita Ave.
El Monte, CA

Open to all Los Angeles county residents.

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