Mojave Desert & Mountan Recycling Authority

Contamination: Dirt and Rock

Please do not put dirt or rocks in your curbside recycling cart or your garbage cart. Instead, consider reusing it for a future backyard project, offer it to a neighbor, or try donating it to a landscaping company. Learn more

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Contamination: Food Waste

Leftover food waste or liquids in recyclable containers can spill or leak onto other recyclable items contaminating the stream. Please wipe or lightly rinse all food residue from containers before recycling. Learn more about recycling in the High Desert and

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Polypropylene plastic tubs

After you’ve enjoyed that yogurt, recycle that plastic container. Polypropylene plastic #5 containers for foods like yogurt, cottage cheese and sour cream are recyclable. Please lightly rinse or wipe off food debris first. Learn more about recycling on our website

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What’s a MRF?

Here in the High Desert, the Victor Valley Materials Recovery Facility is owned by the Town of Apple Valley and City of Victorville; administered by the Mojave Desert and Mountain Recycling Authority (that’s us!); and operated by Burrtec Waste Industries.   #RecyclingIsInOurNature

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AB341 Recycling Law

Visit our website to learn more about California’s Mandatory Commercial Recycling law #AB341. Businesses     #RecyclingIsInOurNature

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Any Color Glass Bottles or Jars

Don’t worry about the color of the glass, as long as it’s a bottle or jar, RECYCLE IT! Learn more about recycling on our website at: https://urecycle.org   #WhatToRecycle #RecyclingIsInOurNature

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Take Caps of Glass Bottles & Jars

Please remove caps/tops from glass bottles and jars before recycling. Get more recycling tips on our website at: www.urecycle.org #RecyclingTip #RecycleGlass #RecyclingIsInOurNature

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CA AB1826

Visit our website to learn more about California’s Mandatory Commercial Organics Recycling law #AB1826. Businesses   #RecyclingIsInOurNature

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