Material Recycling Facility Tours

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Curiosity Quest at The MRF

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Upcoming Events
  • SB Co. Special Districts Water Conservation Fair
    Starts: 10:00 AM
    Ends: September 20, 2014 - 2:00 PM
    Location: Spring Valley Lake Community Center-12975 Rolling Ridge Dr - Spring Valley Lake
    Description: The Event will provide information on the latest trends in desert landscaping and ways to save water during the current drought. The Master Composters will be staffing a table at the event to promote composting, vermicomposting, and the Master Composter Program.
  • Barstow MC Meeting
    Starts: 11:30 AM
    Ends: September 20, 2014 - 12:30 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.
  • Home Depot California Friendly Plant Sale
    Starts: 8:00 AM
    Ends: September 27, 2014 - 12:00 PM
    Location: Apple Valley and Victorville Home Depot Stores
    Description: The Home Depot stores in Apple Valley (Apple Valley Rd) and Victorville (Roy Rogers Rd) will be having drought tolerant plants for sale from 8 am to noon. Tables from local conservation agencies will be on hand to provide conservation information. The Master Composters will also be on hand to promote composting, vermicomposting, and the Master Composter Program.

    For more information about the event, visit http://www.mojavewater.org.

Master Composters

The High Desert & Mountain Master Composters are looking for interested citizens who would like to become “Master Composters” as part of a program offered by the Mojave Desert & Mountain Recycling JPA and participating cities and towns.

Classes are FREE and provide you with what you need to know about composting as well as a network of like-minded people to help you along the way.

WHAT YOU’LL RECEIVE

  • Approximately four hours of FREE training about how composting works and different composting techniques.
  • Valuable Composting/Gardening Handbooks & Fact Sheets on:
• Greencycling Options• Uses for Fresh Mulch

• Uses for Composted Greenwaste

• Vermicomposting (worms!)• Water Conservation

• Useful Gardening Ideas

WHAT WE’D LIKE FROM YOU

Volunteer some of your time to help educate your friends, neighbors, and other members of the public and about the benefits of composting and how to reduce yard waste.

  • The opportunity to meet and network with other local gardening enthusiasts.
  • Fun! Make new friends with other High Desert residents who share a common interest in gardening.

For more information, contact the Recycling Authority at 1 888-URECYCLE or
Don Woo, Master Composter Coordinator at (951) 265-8699 / composting@urecycle.org.