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Why NCRA? The NCRA News

You may already be familiar with the NCRA News – our monthly newsletter, containing thought-provoking articles, upcoming events and lots of original content that will help you stay on the cutting edge. Regular features include legislative updates, markets analysis, Sharing-from-Afar, and opinion pieces from our membership.

Why NCRA? It's the Road to Zero Waste

Since 1976 NCRA has been an association of people, mostly in the Bay Area of California, who question the dominant garbage-as-usual paradigm and who have worked diligently and cooperatively to provide facilities, systems, and concepts that allow the eight million people in our area to have maximum opportunities to divert all materials from landfills and incinerators and back into the stream of

Why NCRA? Member Committees

NCRA has several committees that members can participate in. These committees advocate for Zero Waste, schedule tours, provides education and outreach, and manage the logistics and newsletter.

News Flash!!!

ANNUAL MEETING, THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 6-8:30PM, OAKLAND

Join NCRA for our Annual Members Meeting and State of NCRA Address on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at StopWaste.Org, 1537 Webster Street, Oakland, CA 94612. We will start at 6pm - with food and sharing, and end by 8:30pm. To get there from 12th Street City Center BART, walk three blocks north on Broadway and three blocks north of 12th Street City Center BART. Directions PLEASE RSVP!

Please plan to attend this very important meeting at which we set the agenda for the coming year. We will review what we accomplished over the past year as well as what we have set out for the upcoming year. Newly elected members of the board will be announced. The meeting promises to be interactive and the conversation lively. Help us shape NCRA's priorities for the upcoming year and don't forget your networking shoes because you will be meeting new people! Dinner is provided to all members who RSVP. Non-members are also welcome to attend and a small donation will be requested for any non-members who would like to eat. An agenda for the meeting will be posted to the web site in early January. Please RSVP to ncra@ncrarecycles.org by January 9 if planning to attend.

 

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

Board Meetings

ANNUAL MEETING, THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 6-8:30PM, OAKLAND (AGENDA TO BE POSTED HERE by Jan 11) 

Join NCRA for our Annual Members Meeting and State of NCRA Address on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at StopWaste.Org, 1537 Webster Street, Oakland, CA 94612. We will start at 6pm - with food and sharing, and end by 8:30pm. To get there from 12th Street City Center BART, walk three blocks north on Broadway and three blocks north of 12th Street City Center BART. Directions

And in February:

NCRA BOARD MEETING, FEBRUARY 19

Meet us in Oakland at the law offices of Henn, Etzel and Moore on Thursday, February 19, 2015 for a 5:30pm dinner followed by the meeting at 6pm. The address is 1970 Broadway, Suite 950, Oakland, CA 94612 - near the 19th/Broadway BART station. Planning to come late? Let a board member know in advance so someone can come down to let you in. Directions

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

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Advocacy News

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Classes

Our popular Intro to Recycling Class was held on October 27-29 at 401 Tunnel Ave in San Francisco. Thanks to all those who attended
This three day course focused on the All the Basics: Terms, Concepts, Equipment, and Resources in the greater Bay Area. It's a valuable tool for those new to the industry or for those looking to implement more effective waste diversion campaigns in their towns. The course will be offered again in the Spring, typically in March. Please check back to our web site for more details!

Support NCRA

YOUR DONATIONS SUPPORT NCRA PROGRAMS

Wish there was MORE you could do than just be a member of NCRA? Donations to suppport NCRA Programs are always welcome. Please contact NCRA President Laura McKaughan at mckaughanlaura@gmail.com for more.

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