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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]

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.