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News Flash!!!

The First Ever Zero Food Waste Forum! Click here to learn more.

NCRA is also happy to support the Feeding the 5000 event in downtown Oakland on Oct 18! Click here to learn more.

NCRA is now active on Twitter @NCRARecycles & Instagram: ncrarecycles. Join the conversation for Zero Waste!

Board Meetings


There will not be a board meeting open to the public in October as we will be hosting a closed training session for board members instead. Please come see join us at either the Zero Waste Food Forum on Oct 16th or the Feeding the 5000 event in Oakalnd on Oct 18th! We will be having our last board meeting of the year in November with no meeting in December.

Thanks to those who joined us last month at the Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan) for the screening of the documentary Clean Bin Project followed by the board meeting. Clean Bin is the first documentary by Jen Rustemeyer and Grant Baldwin, filmmakers of the food waste documentary Just Eat It, which will be featured at the Zero Food Waste Forum on October 16th. 

The NCRA Board meets the third Thursday of the month - except in August and December.

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Committees 2014

Activities: Faustina Mututa, Chair and Jenny Cutter 

Communications Committee: Portia Sinnott, Chair, Tomer Shapira and all of you.

Membership and Engagement: Jessica Connolly and Tomer Shapira, Co-Chairs

Zero Waste Advocacy: Arthur Boone, Chair; John Moore, David Tam, Doug Brooms, Ruth Abbe and Jessica Connolly

Zero Waste Youth Convergence: Jessica Connolly and Emmanuel Nava, Co-Chairs

NCRA Donations

NCRA supports many important organizations and projects in our industry. Below, you will find some of the organizations and projects your membership dollars have supported over the last few years:

The Bay Area Recycling Outreach Coalition
Californians Against Waste
Container Recycling Institute
Cool 2012
Global Anti-Incinerator Alliance
Grassroots Recycling Network
Recycle Woman
The Story of Stuff
Zero Waste Brain Trust
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