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• Get rid of E-waste the right way by diverting it from the landfills to a proper recycling process. Donate any consumer electronic equipment that has reached its end of usage to the Electronic Waste Event on Friday, August 8, and Saturday, August 9, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Sears parking lot (3845 State St.). For a list of acceptable items, please call 564-5631 or visit SBRecycles.org.

• Help Goleta Valley Beautiful in its Greenhouse Tree Nursery Care efforts on Saturday, August 9, from 9 a.m.-noon. Volunteers will get a hands-on learning experience that includes mixing soil, repotting, irrigation repair, and general greenhouse maintenance. Meet at the Devereux campus (6980 Falberg Dr.). All tools, refreshments, and expert training provided. RSVP required. Call 685-7910 or visit goletavalleybeautiful.org for directions.

• Make your trip to the beach more meaningful! Become a Snowy Plover Docent at Coal Oil Point Preserve and help protect the Western snowy plover, an endangered shorebird. There is a two-hour time commitment per week. Training begins Saturday, August 9, from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Call 880-1195 for location.

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