Material Recycling Facility Tours

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Calendar
June 14, 2018
  • jpa technical committee
    Starts: 1:30 PM
    Ends: June 14, 2018 - 2:30 PM

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


June 16, 2018
  • Victor Valley Recycling Workshop
    Starts: 9:00 AM
    Ends: June 16, 2018 - 12:00 PM

    Location: Victorville City Hall, Conference Room D


    Description:

    This FREE workshop will introduce participants to the intricacies of proper recycling in their curbside containers and allow them to be part of the new Green Team Volunteer Program. Participants will also receive a free recycling container!

    Space is limited, so RSVP by Thursday, June 14!

    To sign up or for more information, call 951-265-8699 or e-mail [email protected].

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.