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.

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.