Material Recycling Facility Tours

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Curiosity Quest at The MRF

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Feb 2018 JPA Board Photo

Calendar
September 20, 2018
  • jpa technical committee
    Starts: 10:00 AM
    Ends: September 20, 2018 - 1:00 PM

    Location: Big Bear Lake City Hall, 39707 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315, USA


October 11, 2018
  • JPA Technical Committee Meeting
    Starts: 1:30 PM
    Ends: October 11, 2018 - 3:30 PM


Cell Phones

Most cell phones contain toxic metals (such as lead and cadmium) that may create environmental harm when disposed. Cell phones are prohibited in landfills. Just take them into your local mobile phone store for recycling. As of July 2006, businesses selling mobile phones must accept all cellular phones from consumers for recycling.

San Bernardino County’s Household Hazardous Waste Program accepts resident’s cell phones at its collection facilities in Apple Valley, Barstow, Big Bear Lake, Joshua Tree, Trona, and Victorville http://www.sbcfire.org/hazmat/hhwcollection.asp#ABOP%20Facilities

You may be able to repair, sell or donate your cell phone. ReCellular buys and sells used phones http://www.recellular.com/recycling/faqs.asp They also arrange donationshttp://www.recellular.com/recycling/donatePhones.asp

California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control estimates that 27 percent of California’s cell phones were recycled in 2009.