Material Recycling Facility Tours

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Calendar
April 29, 2017
  • Victor Valley Master Composter Training
    Starts: 8:30 AM
    Ends: April 29, 2017 - 12:30 PM

    Location: Apple Valley Conference Center, 14975 Dale Evans Pkwy, Apple Valley, CA 92307, USA


    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.

May 6, 2017
  • Earth Day at the MRF
    Starts: 8:00 AM
    Ends: May 6, 2017 - 12:00 PM

    Location: Victor Valley Material Recycling Center, 17000 Abbey Ln, Victorville, CA 92394, USA


    Description:

    Will feature Free Shred Fest, Tire Amnesty, Compost & Mulch Giveaway, Materials Recovery Facility Tours, & More! For details, click on attachment or call 760-955-8615.

May 11, 2017
  • Mojave Desert and Mountain Authority Board Meeting
    Starts: 10:00 AM
    Ends: May 11, 2017 - 12:00 PM


May 13, 2017
  • Morongo Basin Master Composter Training
    Starts: 9:30 AM
    Ends: May 13, 2017 - 1:30 PM

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


    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.

Other Recycling Links

Good sites for recycling information are everywhere on the Internet. On this page, we include a few of the best sites we have come across.

 Associations and Organizations

 Southern California

Zero Waste Communities of San Bernardino County

Web site: http://zerowastecommunities.org/

California Resource Recovery Association: Inland Empire Chapter

Web site: http://www.inland.crra.com/

San Bernardino County Household Hazardous Waste Program

Web site: http://www.sbcfire.org/hazmat/hhw.asp

High Desert Recycling Market Development Zone

Web site: http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/rmdz/Mojave/

Southern California Waste Management Forum

Web site: http://www.scwmf.org/web/home/

 California

California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

Web site: http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9

Web site: http://www.epa.gov/region9/waste/

California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA)

Web site: http://www.crra.com/

California Association of Recycling Market Development Zones

Web site: http://carmdz.com/

Association of Compost Producers

Web site: http://www.healthysoil.org/

Northern California Recycling Association (NCRA)

Web site: http://www.ncrarecycles.org/

Alameda County Waste Management and Recycling Board

Web site: http://www.stopwaste.org/home/index.asp

San Mateo County RecycleWorks

Web site: http://www.recycleworks.org/

Regional

West Coast Climate and Materials Management Forum

Web site: http://yosemite.epa.gov/R10/ECOCOMM.NSF/climate+change/wccmmf

 National

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency

Web site: http://www.epa.gov/gateway/learn/wastes.html

National Recycling Coalition

Web site: http://www.nrc-recycle.org/

United States Composting Council

Web site: http://www.compostingcouncil.org/

How to Compost

Web site: http://www.howtocompost.org/

Container Recycling Institute

Web site: http://www.container-recycling.org/

GrassRoots Recycling Netork

Web site: http://www.grrn.org/

Solid Waste Association of North America

Web site: http://www.swana.org/

Bottle Bill Resource Guide

Web site: http://www.bottlebill.org/

Industry Groups

Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries

Web site: http://www.isri.org/

American Forest and Paper Association

Web site: http://www.afandpa.org/

American Plastics Council

Web site: http://www.americanchemistry.com/plastics/

Association of Postconsumer Plastics Recyclers

Web site: http://www.plasticsrecycling.org/

Steel Recycling Institute

Web site http://www.recycle-steel.org/

Construction Materials Recycling Association

Web site: http://www.cdrecycling.org/

Bureau of International Recycling

Web site: http://www.bir.org/

 Journals

Resource Recycling

Web site: http://www.resource-recycling.com/

BioCycle Magazine

Web site: http://www.jgpress.com/biocycle.htm

Waste & Recycling News

Web site: http://www.wasterecyclingnews.com/

Recycling Today

Web site: http://www.recyclingtoday.com/

 School Recycling Programs

Go Green Initiative, http://www.gogreeninitiative.org/, (925) 931-0386

Thanks to Rethinkwaste.org in San Mateo County, from which this initial list was excerpted.