Milpitas to Investigate Smell Problem If you've been wondering what the smell wafting through Milpitas is, you're not alone. Residents have been putting up with the stench for decades. Drivers who pass the city notice it too. There is a nearby landfill, but it's not clear if that's the only culprit. So now, the city has announced a pilo... ...
MILPITAS (KPIX 5) — Milpitas mayor Rich Tran is following up on a campaign promise to do something about the bad odor that has drifted over the city for decades. Late in February, the city council approved $85,000 for a pilot odor monitoring program.
Milpitas is working up an $85,000 pilot odor monitoring program to get to the bottom of the stinking problem in Milpitas. Meanwhile, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is planning its own year-long study on the stink. Full story below.
Good news! CalRecycle-LEA has launched a new hotline and web form to better serve the community. Previously, compost complaints were routed through BAAQMD or Cal-EPA and take up to 2 weeks to be fed to CalRecycle-LEA for investigation.
♻️ 🚮 Did you know that Milpitas has the lowest residential solid waste rate in Santa Clara County? The average monthly single family rate per gallon for Santa Clara County cities is $1.00 but the average for Milpitas is $0.72 per gallon – that’s a savings of over 38%! The 2019 rates, reflecting a 4.26% increase, are now available on the City's website. For more information about your account, please call Milpitas Sanitation at (408) 988-4500 or email at info@MilpitasSanitation.com.