Tours, Tours and More Tours. . .
NCRA offers FREE engaging and behind the scenes tours several times a year at Bay Area cutting-edge facilities and organizations. See list at right. Examples include: Shoreway Environmental Center and RethinkWaste MRF (photo at left), Newby Island Resource Recovery Park, Urban Ore Ecopark, the Sunnyvale SMART Station and Altamont Landfill. Stay tuned for future tours and contact NCRA Board Member Faustina Mututa at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up or help organize a tour.
UPCOMING TOURS 2014
Tour of the Berkeley Transfer Station and MRF... More shortly!
PAST TOURS: Click for RU Tour details.
Saturday, March 15: Climate Change Expedition: “Resilience: Climate Change Expedition, Part 1”
and “Trashed”, Alameda's South Shore Center Diversion Program;
Monday, March 17:
Sorters Tour: Shoreway Environmental Center and El Cerrito Recycling Center
Techies Tour: Newby Island Recyclery and Zanker Materials Processing Facility
(USAgain, Hayward CA, 2012)
As always, these tours are free and if you see a site you'd like us to visit again, please suggest it for a future tour.
Sunnyvale SMART Station, Sunnyvale
Fisherman's Wharf Zero Waste Zone and Reception, San Francisco
Urban Ore EcoPark, Berkeley
Tri-Ced Recycling, Union City
Recycling & Transfer Station, Fremont
Restaurant Technologies, Inc, Hayward
Newby Island Landill and Composting Facility, Milpitas
Sonoma Compost, Cotati
Shoreway Environmental Center, San Carlos
City of El Cerrito Recycling Center, El Cerrito
Altamont Landfill, Livermore
Urban Ore Ecopark, Berkeley
Covanta Incinerator, Crows Landing
Civicorps Recycles Warehouse, Oakland
Davis Street Transfer Station, San Leandro
Campus California, Oakland
SMART Station, Sunnyvale
Pacific Rim Recycling, Benecia
CCL Organics/Organics Solutions, Benecia
The Sutta Company, Oakland
Industrial Carting's Global Materials Recovery Services C&D Recycling Facility, Santa Rosa
Tri-Ced Recycling in Union City - August 2009
Jepson Prairie Organics in Vacaville - May 2009
Eco-Organize, Devlin Road Transfer Station in Napa - June 2008
Fremont Transfer Station in Fremont - May 2008
And many, many more!