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EDCO Disposal Announces New Mingled Organics Recycling Program

Perhaps the primary challenges facing the EDCO Disposal Corporation, a family-owned business established in 1967, is staying ahead of new legislative mandates emanating from the California Legislature, while creating new foreign markets for recyclable materials. As the amount of recycling material continues to grow, the world-wide market for selling recycled materials, is shrinking.During a recent interview with EDCO Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer John Snyder, he provided an updated global overview of recycling. “China is basically closed because their standards for the contamination level of materials is so low, that virtually nothing is going to China from the West Coast of the United States. South Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Indonesia are looking for recycled materials.”For China, the acceptable contamination rate is one percent, which Snyder put in perspective. “A bale is

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Sunday 10/20/2019
Golfers Hit The Greens To Benefit Sharp Coronado Hospital
Updated: October 20, 2019 - 12:52 pm

Coronado Hospital Foundation, a nonprofit organization, hosted its ninth annual golf tournament at the beautiful Coronado Municipal Golf Course in support of Sharp Coronado Hospital on Sept. 12. The event, co-chaired by Carol Sommer and Chris Walker exceeded its fundraising goal of $150,000 and raised a net revenue of $165,000.

The tournament included a shotgun start, 18-hole, four player scramble format, a barbecue lunch, an awards ceremony and a buffet dinner. The weather was perfect - 36 teams teed off under sunny skies. “I don’t think it could have gone better this year. The golf committee exceeded its goal, golfers had a great time, and the Foundation team, golf committee and volunteers were all amazing,” beamed Sommer.

Tournament activities included a putting contest sponsored by Chandler Asset Management, a hot shot ball launcher, complimentary ice cream by MooTime Creamery, healthy snacks and fresh fruit donated by Sodexo, decadent sliders by Dinners by David, smoothies by Island Oasis and water by the Morabito Group

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Coronado Names New City Clerk
Posted: October 20, 2019

Jennifer Ekblad, a certified municipal clerk, has been selected as Coronado’s new City Clerk. Her first day was Oct. 15.

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Friday 10/18/2019
Mayor Bailey And Councilmember Benzian Announce Tree Initiative
Posted: October 18, 2019

As part of the City of Coronado’s forthcoming Climate Action Plan, Mayor Bailey and Councilmember Benzian are proposing the City Council incorporate a carbon sequestration strategy based on planting thousands of new trees over the next decade.

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Bridge Suicide Prevention Initiative Signed Into Law
Posted: October 18, 2019

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed Senator Ben Hueso’s (D-San Diego) Coronado Bridge Suicide Prevention Initiative (Senate Bill No. 656). The law, which goes into effect immediately, tasks Caltrans with the creation and establishment of an advisory committee to assist with the selection of a permanent suicide deterrent system for the San Diego-Coronado Bridge.

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Turkey Coloring Contest 2019
Updated: October 18, 2019 - 4:57 pm

Recreation and Golf Services and the Coronado Junior Women’s Club Turkey Coloring Contest 2019 officially began Tuesday, Oct. 8. The deadline to enter for exciting prizes is Tuesday, Nov. 5. Prizes are awarded to Coronado residents/students in kindergarten through fifth graders at the Nov. 19 City Council meeting. One entry submitted per child, colored by the child. Students may not use embellishments such as glitter and sequins. Past winners are not eligible.

To enter the contest, Coronado students must: Color the turkey using only crayons, markers or colored pencils; print entrant’s name, school, grade and contact information in the space provided; and submit your turkey on or before Friday, Nov. 5, 2019 in one of these ways: bring it to the Coronado Community Center, email it

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EDCO Disposal Announces New Mingled Organics Recycling Program
Updated: October 18, 2019 - 3:13 pm

Perhaps the primary challenges facing the EDCO Disposal Corporation, a family-owned business established in 1967, is staying ahead of new legislative mandates emanating from the California Legislature, while creating new foreign markets for recyclable materials. As the amount of recycling material continues to grow, the world-wide market for selling recycled materials, is shrinking.

During a recent interview with EDCO Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer John Snyder, he provided an updated global overview of recycling. “China is basically closed because their standards for the contamination level of materials is so low, that virtually nothing is going to China from the West Coast of the United States. South Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Indonesia are looking for recycled materials.”

For China, the acceptable contamination rate is one percent, which Snyder put in perspective. “A bale is

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Wednesday 10/16/2019
15th Annual Elected Officials Reception And 30th SDEDC Anniversary
Posted: October 16, 2019

South County Economic Development Council (SCEDC), together with the Chambers of Commerce in South County, cordially invite you to attend the Elected Officials Reception and 30th SCED Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, Oct. 17 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Coronado Cays Yacht Club, 30 N. Caribe Cay Boulevard, Coronado. This is an opportunity for local officials, business owners and community stake holders to address important matters with elected officials, recognize the economic accomplishments in South County over the last 30 years and network with decision makers.

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Monday 10/14/2019
Don’t Fall Victim To “Spoof” Calls
Posted: October 14, 2019

The Port of San Diego Harbor Police Department has received numerous reports that someone calling from 619.686.6272, the Harbor Police non-emergency line, had demanded they send money via a money order to pay fines and prevent an arrest warrant from being issued. The caller told the potential victims to Google the phone number to verify the call was from a police agency.

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