The Mojave Desert and Mountain Recycling Authority (Authority) is a joint powers authority of local governments that plans and implements recycling, composting, reuse, zero waste, and educational programs in the High Desert area. The Authority has created this quick Residential Recycling Guide to help residents of the High Desert improve their knowledge of local trash and recycling programs.
What You Will Learn:
What recycling is and how it works
What happens to your recyclables
Allowed items in the recycling bin
Top 5 problem materials
How your involvement makes a difference
Estimated completion time = 7 minute
What is Recycling and How Does it Work?
Recycling is the circular process of separating an item (like a can, for example) from the trash and having it collected and processed into a new, recycled-content item. This process is described in detail below.