Are there alternatives to burning?

Alternatives include:

  • California Materials Exchange Program, matching people with things to dispose of - like doors, windows, glass, or plastic items, with people who need the same items
  • California Restore Directory
  • Compost, mulch, chip or shred branches, vegetation, leaves, or pine needles
  • Firewood larger branches and wood
  • Freecycle, a grass roots exchange focusing on local communities
  • Recycle cardboard and paper

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1. What is land development burning?
2. Do I need a burn permit from the Air Pollution Control District?
3. What can be burned?
4. What are illegal-disallowed combustibles?
5. Are there alternatives to burning?
6. Once I have an air pollution permit, how should I burn my material?
7. Can I burn stumps or larger vegetation?
8. When can I burn?
9. Who can I contact for information on burning and air quality?