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Statewide resources: [top]



California Department of Conservation, Division of Recycling (800) 327-9886 http://www.consrv.ca.gov/DOR/  


West Coast Scrap Plastic Referral Service (888) 753-7485 http://www.caplasticsmarkets.com


California Integrated Waste Management Board (800) 533-2962 http://www.ciwmb.ca.gov/


Californian's Against Waste http://www.cawrecycles.org


California Materials Exchange Program Calmax (916) 255-2369 http://www.ciwmb.ca.gov/calmax


Beverage Container Recycling Information 800-RECYCLE consrv.ca.gov


California Resource Recovery Association (916)441-CRRA (441-2772) www.crra.com


Alameda County Waste Management Authority and Source Reduction and Recycling Board (510)614-1699 www.stopwaste.org


National Resources: [top]



800/RECYCLE (area code sensitive) Recycling Center and other Environmental Information 800/CLEANUP (zip code sensitive) www.earth911.org


Peanut Acceptance Polystyrene peanuts drop-off locations 800/828-2214 (area code sensitive)


National Recycling Coalition www.nrc-recycle.org


Grassroots Recycling Network www.grrn.org


The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers www.plasticsrecycling.org


EPA www.epa.gov


National Association for PET Container Resources www.napcor.com

Personal Sustainability

Here's just a few interesting resources we've stumbled upon to amuse and maybe even give some helpful hints in greening your personal life. We're always open to more suggestions. Send good relevant links to ncra@ncrarecycles.org for our review. Thanks~

http://www.thegoodhuman.com/

http://www.treehugger.com/

http://tinychoices.com/

http://www.upcyclemagazine.com/

http://raiseagreendog.com/

http://gardeningwithoutskills.blogspot.com/

Conversion Technologies

Text of the Supreme Court decision, City of Chicago vs. Environmental Defense Fund, that requires testing of incinerator ash for toxics (among other things)
 
Waste Incineration: A Dying Technology
 
NCRA's Briefing Paper on Conversion Technologies and Municipal Discards Click Here
 
Main CalRecycle "conversion technologies" website
 
Presentations from NCRA's February 2004 Recycling Update conference: Fernando Berton highlights the status of studies identifying different types of CT and their environmental impacts Fernando Berton presentation.ppt
 
Jorge Emmanuel is an environmental consultant, chemical engineer, and chemist who commented on pollution concerns about high temperature facilities. He has coordinated testing and evaluation of more than a dozen pyrolysis and gasification technologies for medical waste. Jorge Emmaneul presentation.pdf
 
Dan Predpall is doing technical evaluations for communities around CA and the U.S. on these issues (including City of Alameda, City of Los Angeles, and County of Santa Barbara), and highlighted the different types of CT and their environmental impacts. DanPrepdall.ppt
 
Michael Theroux highlighted the importance in developing projects of addressing how best to integrate plans to recover commodities, generate electricity and effectively use the thermal energy produced. MichaelTheroux.ppt

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