Mojave Desert & Mountan Recycling Authority

RECYCLING IS IN OUR NATURE

We provide easy and effective recycling programs for residents of the Mojave Desert and mountain area.

RECYCLING IS IN OUR NATURE

We provide easy and effective recycling programs for residents of the Mojave Desert and mountain area.

Watch Our New Recycling Video

Watch this video to learn what you can recycle in your curbside recycling bin in the San Bernardino County Desert and Mountain communities.

Let’s Get Recycling

How to Recycle At Home

How to Recycle at Work

How to Recycle at School

Can I Recycle This?

Which of these items are recyclable? All of them!

Learn more about what type of items are recyclable curbside or at a local drop-off center and how to properly prepare material for recycling.

Bottle and Can BuyBack in California

Composting at Home

Recycle Household Hazardous Wastes

Recycling News

What’s new in the world of recycling?

We curate the latest, relevant articles about recycling to share with you.
News Feeds

Three National Parks Focused on Reducing Waste

Subaru of America, Inc., the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) and National Park Foundation (NPF) have created an innovative partnership to reduce the amount of waste that the Denali, Grand Teton and Yosemite national Read More…

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News Feeds

How to Waste Less By Consuming More

In May 2020, I wrote an article for Waste360 that called for the waste industry to redefine “waste,” literally. I argued in favor of the circular economy, which states “waste” is actually a misnomer; rather, the real problem is a

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Want more? You’ll find a full archive of news articles on our Recycling News page.

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High Desert Area Recycling Programs

The Mojave Desert and Mountain Recycling Authority is a joint powers authority organized under California Government Code Section 6500. Comprised of nine members, we share the authority to plan and implement recycling, composting, reuse and zero waste programs in the High Desert area.
The Authority is comprised of representatives from Adelanto, Apple Valley, Barstow, Big Bear Lake, Needles, San Bernardino County, Twentynine Palms, Victorville and Yucca Valley.

Board Agendas

The Authority board meetings are held quarterly on the second Thursday of February, May, August and November. You can download agendas from our most recent meetings below. Learn more about the Authority here.

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