Material Recycling Facility Tours

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Curiosity Quest at The MRF

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Upcoming Events
Events on February 12, 2015
JPA Board
Starts: 10:00 AM
Ends: February 12, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Location: Victor Valley Materials Recovery Facility, 17000 Abbey Lane, Victorville
Events on February 21, 2015
Barstow MC Meeting
Starts: 11:30 AM
Ends: February 21, 2015 - 2:30 PM
Location: Desert Discovery Center, 831 Barstow Rd, Barstow, CA, United States
Description: The Barstow Master Composters meet the third Saturday of the month at the Desert Discovery Center (831 Barstow Rd-Barstow) to discuss Master Composter business and share gardening and conservation information. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Don Woo at 951-265-8699 or MC_Coordinator@dnbvisions.com.
Events on February 28, 2015
Needles Master Composter Training
Starts: 8:30 AM
Ends: February 28, 2015 - 12:30 PM
Location: Needles Recreation Center, 1705 J Street, Needles, CA 92363, United States
Description: The Free training class will teach participants about backyard composting, vermicomposting (composting with worms), grasscycing, recycling, and how to become a Master Composter. Contact Don at 951-265-8699 or MC_Coordinator@dnbvisions.com for more information or to RSVP.
Events on March 14, 2015
Apple Valley and Victorville Plant Sale
Starts: 8:00 AM
Ends: March 14, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Location: Apple Valley and Victorville Home Depot Stores
Description: The Apple Valley and Victorville Home Depot Stores will be having a California Friendly Plant Sale. The Master Composters will be staffing a table at the events.
Events on March 21, 2015
Barstow MC Meeting
Starts: 11:30 AM
Ends: March 21, 2015 - 2:30 PM
Location: Desert Discovery Center, 831 Barstow Rd, Barstow, CA, United States
Description: The Barstow Master Composters meet the third Saturday of the month at the Desert Discovery Center (831 Barstow Rd-Barstow) to discuss Master Composter business and share gardening and conservation information. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Don Woo at 951-265-8699 or MC_Coordinator@dnbvisions.com.

What Not to Compost

To avoid problems with odors, pests, reseeding, or slowing down the compost process, don’t put any of these items in your pile.

  • Invasive weeds that spread by roots/runners — e.g. crabgrass, bamboo
  • Meat, fish, dairy products, bones, fats, bread
  • Large branches or pieces of wood
  • Pressure treated woods
  • Bar-b-que or coal ashes
  • Dog or cat wastes
  • Materials with thorns or spines-e.g. rose branches, cactus