Todas las sedes de la Biblioteca Pública de Santa Bárbara estarán cerradas el lunes, 27 de mayo en conmemoración del Día de los Caídos.

El 28 y 29 de mayo, la biblioteca de niños ubicada en la Biblioteca Central estará cerrada debido a trabajos de construcción.

Del 21 de mayo al 14 de julio: la Biblioteca Eastside estará cerrada debido a trabajos de construcción.

Los buzones de devoluciones de la Biblioteca Central se reabrirán el 10 de junio. Puedes devolver los artículos dentro de la biblioteca o visitar cualquiera de las sedes de la Biblioteca.


For Businesses

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Certified Clean Creek Business Program

The Certified Clean Creek Business program increases awareness of water quality issues and aids businesses in achieving voluntary compliance with clean water regulations. 

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Green Business Program

The Green Business certification is a great way to show your community that you share their environmental values. Certified Green Businesses voluntarily follow best practices for energy and water conservation, pollution prevention, waste management, toxics reduction, employee commute, and education.

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Trash & Recycling Info

Learn about policies and programs related to business waste, and how we can help you manage your waste responsibly.

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Volunteer Opportunities

The Sustainability & Resilience Department hosts volunteer events throughout the year, and can also accommodate businesses, school groups, and other organizations looking to plan service events. 

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Materials Bans

Since 2019, several ordinances have been put in place regulating the use of certain single use disposable products. Learn more about these bans and how the City can help you comply. 

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Outreach Materials

We can provide signage and materials to help educate your staff and customers about recycling, water quality, etc. Contact the department at Sustainability@SantaBarbaraCA.Gov.

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We would love to come help train your staff, provide "Learn at Lunch" opportunities, or present about our programs and policies. Please reach out via email and we will customize training to educate your staff about waste sorting, composting, and more. 

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Shopping Cart Management

The City helps return abandoned shopping carts to their owners through our CleanSB programs. 

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Unscheduled Haulers

Businesses who dispose of waste generated from within the City of Santa Barbara and have their own vehicles with 1) a gross vehicle weight of seven tons or more, or 2) containers greater than ten cubic yards, you are required to have a valid Unscheduled Hauler Permit
Learn more about these permits and requirements on the Unscheduled Hauler page.