Material Recycling Facility Tours


Curiosity Quest at The MRF


June 1, 2017
  • jpa technical committee
    Starts: 1:30 PM
    Ends: June 1, 2017 - 2:30 PM

    Location: Conference call-in number is (760) 955-5157

June 10, 2017
  • Big Bear Lake Master Composter Workshop
    Starts: 8:30 AM
    Ends: June 10, 2017 - 12:30 PM

    Location: Big Bear Lake City Hall Training Room - 39707 Big Bear Lake Blvd.


    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 for more information or to RSVP.

Recycling Resources for Teachers

Are you looking for resources to help teach recycling and environmental responsibility to your students? Help us build this page by suggesting ideas, online resources, and programs you know of in our area.

Teaching Aids

The Mojave Environmental Education Consortium (MEEC) aims to improve the environmental literacy of students, teachers, and communities of the Mojave Desert Region by actively providing educational resources including transportation and mini-grants, and environmental library, curriculum and scholarship information, a speakers’ bureau, and teacher links focused on the High Desert environment.

California Environmental Protection Agency’s Education and the Environmental Initiative (EEI) This K-12th grade curriculum is comprised of 85 units teaching select Science and History-Social Science academic standards. Each EEI Curriculum unit teaches these standards to mastery using a unique set of California Environmental Principles and Concepts

Closing the Loop is CalRecycle’s interdisciplinary standardized K-6 curriculum emphasizing waste prevention, recycling, composting, and vermicomposting through hands-on activities.

CalRecycle also maintains an instructional materials page, a comprehensive list of online K-12 education publications and more educational resources and information

The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency lists environmental education resources that can be ordered online, by telephone, or downloaded.

US EPA’s waste education materials includes basic facts, materials and information about  composting and recycling, curriculum, activities, awards, and grants.