Material Recycling Facility Tours

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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


    Description:

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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]

Resources

There are lots of fun resources for kids to learn about recycling, composting, and household safety. Here are just a few to get you started!

Kid’s Recycling Toolkit

Click to download

MEEC

The Mojave Environmental Education Consortium maintains a student’s page

PBS Kids Loop Scoops

LOOP SCOOPS are short, funny videos to get YOU thinking about the stuff in your life and what this stuff can do to the environment.

Each SCOOP tells the story of something you use or see everyday — a juice box, a magazine, an electronic gadget, a glass of juice, a pile of garbage.

Kids Be Green

Did you know that California has more than 36 million people and every day each of us throws away about 6 pounds of trash? This adds up to a lot of garbage! Learn how you can help keep our earth healthy and green. Remember, trash isn’t always garbage. Often items can be reduced, reused, or recycled to help the environment. By practicing the 3Rs regularly, you are making a big difference!

“Adventures of Vermi the Worm” Game

The Adventures of Vermi the Worm!This coloring book, with 12 fun pages to color, provides children with visual cues and written messages to help them understand what is safe and unsafe around their house.

Play the Game (requires Flash 5).

Environmental Kids Club

Learn about garbage and recycling in this site from the Enivronmental Protection Agency (EPA). It includes lots of fun things for kids to read and do, including the game Recycle City, crosswords about recycling, and stories about pollution and waste prevention.

Visit the Club!

Safe House, Safe Me Coloring Book

This coloring book, with 12 fun pages to color, provides children with visual cues and written messages to help them understand what is safe and unsafe around their house.

Download the Safe House, Safe Me coloring book and start having fun now!

Casa Segura, Estoy Seguro! Libro de Colorear are available as well.

Recycle Rex

Spokesdinosaur for CalRecycle, Recycle Rex’s message is simple: “Recycle, reduce, reuse, and close the loop.” Recycling is one of the easiest and best things we can do for Planet Earth. By recycling and then buying recycled products for home, school and play, we can re