Upcoming Events
  • Adelanto Conservation Festival
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: August 29, 2014 - 10:00 PM
    Location: Mavericks' Stadium, 12000 Stadium Way, Adelanto, CA, United States
    Description: The event held during a Mavericks baseball game hosts local agencies and vendors who will be sharing ideas and products to help you conserve our natural resources. The Master Composters will be staffing a table at the event. Ticket prices for the game are $6, $8, and $10, with a parking fee of $2. For more information, contact Belen Cordero, Conservation Specialist for the City of Adelanto at 760-246-2300 x 3045 or bcordero@ci.adelanto.ca.us.
  • Victor Valley Master Composter Meeting
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: September 9, 2014 - 7:30 PM
    Location: Victorville City Hall, Conference Room D (14343 Civic Dr - Victorville)
  • JPA Board
    Starts: 10:00 AM
    Ends: September 11, 2014 - 12:00 PM
    Location: Victor Valley Materials Recovery Facility, 17000 Abbey Lane, Victorville

Kids Recycling 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!

Curiosity Quest Kids and Recycling

The PBS show Curiosity Quest Goes Green answers kids’ recycling questions at the Victor Valley Materials Recovery Facility Watch the show segments now!

Kid’s Recycling Toolkit

Kids 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 GreenKids 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

Vermi the worm wearing a yellow cap.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).

Recycle City

Explore U. S. EPA’s Recycle City to see how the people of the town reduce waste, use less energy, and even save money by doing simple things at home, at work, and in their neighborhoods.

Safe House, Safe Me Coloring Book

Safe House

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

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 really make a difference