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Calendar
April 28, 2018
  • Needles Recycling Workshop
    Starts: 9:00 AM
    Ends: April 28, 2018 - 12:00 PM

    Location: Needles Recreation Center, 1705 J St, Needles, CA 92363, USA


    Description:

    This FREE workshop will introduce participants to the intricacies of proper recycling in their curbside containers and allow them to be part of the new Green Team Volunteer Program. San Bernardino County participants will also receive a free recycling container!

    Space is limited, so RSVP by Thursday, April 26!

    To sign up or for more information, call 951-265-8699 or e-mail [email protected]

May 10, 2018
  • Mojave Desert and Mountain Authority Board Meeting
    Starts: 10:00 AM
    Ends: May 10, 2018 - 12:00 PM


May 12, 2018
  • Morongo Basin Recycling Workshop
    Starts: 9:30 AM
    Ends: May 12, 2018 - 12:30 PM

    Location: Yucca Valley Senior Center, 57088 Twentynine Palms Highway, Yucca Valley, CA 92284, USA


    Description:

    This FREE workshop will introduce participants to the intricacies of proper recycling in their curbside containers and allow them to be part of the new Green Team Volunteer Program. Participants will also receive a free recycling container!

    Space is limited, so RSVP by Thursday, May 10!

    To sign up or for more information, call 951-265-8699 or e-mail [email protected].

May 19, 2018
  • Barstow Recycling Workshop
    Starts: 9:00 AM
    Ends: May 19, 2018 - 12:00 PM

    Location: Barstow Council Chambers


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    This FREE workshop will introduce participants to the intricacies of proper recycling in their curbside containers and allow them to be part of the new Green Team Volunteer Program. Participants will also receive a free recycling container!

    Space is limited, so RSVP by Thursday, May 17!

    To sign up or for more information, call 951-265-8699 or e-mail [email protected]

Curbside Recycling

You play an important part in your city’s recycling performance. Bottles, cans and paper belong in your curbside recycling container. Rigid plastic containers are now OK as well.

Recycling puts valuable materials into the marketplace — reducing landfill costs, creating jobs, conserving energy and natural resources.

Tips for Recycling

These simple tips will help make your recycling efforts more effective:

  • Empty all cans and bottles.
  • Place your recycling container out in the street, with the wheels up against the curb by 6 a.m. of the collection day. Place the container at least two feet away from your trash bin or any other obstructions like fire hydrants or cars.
  • Soiled or wet paper belongs in the trash container.
  • Keep the recycling loose in the container, not bagged.
  • Find your local curbside recycling service

In Barstow (including Amboy, Baker, Cima, Fort Irwin, Haloran, Kelso, Lenwood, Ludlow, Mountain Pass, Newberry Springs, Nipton, and Yermo)

Put Recycling in Your Blue Container

Recyclable Items

√ Advertising inserts
√ Aerosol cans (empty of product and propellant)
√ Aluminum cans
√ Aluminum foil (clean)
√ Aluminum food trays (clean)
√ Calendars
√ Catalogs / Magazines
√ Corrugated cardboard
√ Cereal boxes (no lining)
√ Computer paper
√ Envelopes
√ File folders
√ Glass bottles & jars
√ Junk mail
√ Ledger paper
√ All other clean, dry paper
√ Metal lids (from jars & cans)
√ Newspapers
√ Notebook paper
√ Packing paper
√ Paper tubes
√ Paper bags
√ Plastic #1 bottles
√ Plastic #2 bottles
√ Plastic rigid containers (#1 through #7)
√ Plastic milk jugs
√ Shoe boxes
√ Telephone books
√ Tin cans
√ Tissue boxes
√ Wrapping paper (paper only)

DO NOT Place In Your Gray Containers

X Plastic bags
X Window glass
X Mirrors
X Light bulbs
X Ceramics
X Pyrex
X Porcelain
X Scrap metal
X Full aerosol cans
X Propane tanks
X Coat hangers
X Bulky metal parts
X Styrofoam
X Plastic caps
X Waxed cardboard
X Cardboard saturated with poultry or meat
X Remove plastic/foil lining from cereal/cracker boxes
X Rubber bands or plastic wrap from newspaper
X Carbon paper
X Photographs
X Napkins, paper towels, facial tissue, plates or soiled paper

In Victor Valley (including Adelanto, Apple Valley, Victorville, El Mirage, Helendale, Johnson Valley, Landers, Lucerne Valley, Oro Grande, and Silver Lakes)

Put Recyclables in Your Blue Container

Recyclable Items

√ Advertising inserts
√ Aerosol cans (empty of product and propellant)
√ Aluminum cans
√ Aluminum foil (clean)
√ Aluminum food trays (clean)
√ Calendars
√ Catalogs / Magazines
√ Corrugated cardboard
√ Cereal boxes (no lining)
√ Computer paper
√ Envelopes
√ File folders
√ Glass bottles & jars
√ Junk mail
√ Ledger paper
√ All other clean, dry paper
√ Metal lids (from jars & cans)
√ Newspapers
√ Notebook paper
√ Packing paper
√ Paper tubes
√ Paper bags
√ Plastic #1 bottles
√ Plastic #2 bottles
√ Plastic rigid containers (#1 through #7)
√ Plastic milk jugs
√ Shoe boxes
√ Telephone books
√ Tin cans
√ Tissue boxes
√ Wrapping paper (paper only)

DO NOT Place In Your Blue Containers

X Plastic bags
X Window glass
X Mirrors
X Light bulbs
X Ceramics
X Pyrex
X Porcelain
X Scrap metal
X Full aerosol cans
X Propane tanks
X Coat hangers
X Bulky metal parts
X Styrofoam
X Plastic caps
X Waxed cardboard
X Cardboard saturated with poultry or meat
X Remove plastic/foil lining from cereal/cracker boxes
X Rubber bands or plastic wrap from newspaper
X Carbon paper
X Photographs
X Napkins, paper towels, facial tissue, plates or soiled paper

In the Morongo Basin (including Twentynine Palms, Yucca Valley, Johnson Valley, Joshua Tree, Landers, Morongo Valley, Pioneer Town and Wonder Valley)

Put Recyclables in Your Container

Recyclable Items

√ Advertising inserts
√ Aerosol cans (empty of product and propellant)
√ Aluminum cans
√ Aluminum foil (clean)
√ Aluminum food trays (clean)
√ Calendars
√ Catalogs / Magazines
√ Corrugated cardboard
√ Cereal boxes (no lining)
√ Computer paper
√ Envelopes
√ File folders
√ Glass bottles & jars
√ Junk mail
√ Ledger paper
√ All other clean, dry paper
√ Metal lids (from jars & cans)
√ Newspapers
√ Notebook paper
√ Packing paper
√ Paper tubes
√ Paper bags
√ Plastic #1 bottles
√ Plastic #2 bottles
√ Plastic rigid containers (#1 through #7)
√ Plastic milk jugs
√ Shoe boxes
√ Telephone books
√ Tin cans
√ Tissue boxes
√ Wrapping paper (paper only)

DO NOT Recycle In Your Containers

X Plastic bags
X Window glass
X Mirrors
X Light bulbs
X Ceramics
X Pyrex
X Porcelain
X Scrap metal
X Full aerosol cans
X Propane tanks
X Coat hangers
X Bulky metal parts
X Styrofoam
X Plastic caps
X Waxed cardboard
X Cardboard saturated with poultry or meat
X Remove plastic/foil lining from cereal/cracker boxes
X Rubber bands or plastic wrap from newspaper
X Carbon paper
X Photographs
X Napkins, paper towels, facial tissue, plates or soiled paper

In Big Bear Lake (including City of Big Bear Lake, Baldwin, Erwin Lake, Fawnskin, and Lake Williams)

Put Recyclables in Your Green Container

Recyclable Items

√ Advertising inserts
√ Aerosol cans (empty of product and propellant)
√ Aluminum cans
√ Aluminum foil (clean)
√ Aluminum food trays (clean)
√ Calendars
√ Catalogs / Magazines
√ Corrugated cardboard
√ Cereal boxes (no lining)
√ Computer paper
√ Envelopes
√ File folders
√ Glass bottles & jars
√ Junk mail
√ Ledger paper
√ All other clean, dry paper
√ Metal lids (from jars & cans)
√ Newspapers
√ Notebook paper
√ Packing paper
√ Paper tubes
√ Paper bags
√ Plastic #1 bottles
√ Plastic #2 bottles
√ Plastic rigid containers (#1 through #7)
√ Plastic milk jugs
√ Shoe boxes
√ Telephone books
√ Tin cans
√ Tissue boxes
√ Wrapping paper (paper only)

DO NOT Place In Your Green Container

X Plastic bags
X Window glass
X Mirrors
X Light bulbs
X Ceramics
X Pyrex
X Porcelain
X Scrap metal
X Full aerosol cans
X Propane tanks
X Coat hangers
X Bulky metal parts
X Styrofoam
X Plastic caps
X Waxed cardboard
X Cardboard saturated with poultry or meat
X Remove plastic/foil lining from cereal/cracker boxes
X Rubber bands or plastic wrap from newspaper
X Carbon paper
X Photographs
X Napkins, paper towels, facial tissue, plates or soiled paper

In Needles

Put Recyclables in Your Blue Container

Recyclable Items

√ Advertising inserts
√ Aerosol cans (empty of product and propellant)
√ Aluminum cans
√ Aluminum foil (clean)
√ Aluminum food trays (clean)
√ Calendars
√ Catalogs / Magazines
√ Corrugated cardboard
√ Cereal boxes (no lining)
√ Computer paper
√ Envelopes
√ File folders
√ Glass bottles & jars
√ Junk mail
√ Ledger paper
√ All other clean, dry paper
√ Metal lids (from jars & cans)
√ Newspapers
√ Notebook paper
√ Packing paper
√ Paper tubes
√ Paper bags
√ Plastic #1 bottles
√ Plastic #2 bottles
√ Plastic rigid containers (#1 through #7)
√ Plastic milk jugs
√ Shoe boxes
√ Telephone books
√ Tin cans
√ Tissue boxes
√ Wrapping paper (paper only)

DO NOT Place In Your Blue Containers

X Plastic bags
X Window glass
X Mirrors
X Light bulbs
X Ceramics
X Pyrex
X Porcelain
X Scrap metal
X Full aerosol cans
X Propane tanks
X Coat hangers
X Bulky metal parts
X Styrofoam
X Plastic caps
X Waxed cardboard
X Cardboard saturated with poultry or meat
X Remove plastic/foil lining from cereal/cracker boxes
X Rubber bands or plastic wrap from newspaper
X Carbon paper
X Photographs
X Napkins, paper towels, facial tissue, plates or soiled paper