About

NCRA is an association of recycling businesses, community groups, municipalities, and individuals committed to promoting, expanding, and institutionalizing recycling. Founded in 1978, NCRA is a nonprofit trade organization for recyclers with around 200 members, the majority of whom are located in Northern California.

NCRA promotes waste reduction, reuse, salvaging, recycling, and composting as vital tools for resource and energy conservation, and as cost-effective, environmentally sound methods of disposing of discarded materials.

Board and Staff: List of current Board Members and Staff.

Committees: Want to help out for an afternoon or more, have fun and develop a new skill or freshen old ones? NCRA has a collaborative committee system and volunteer opportunities of all kinds, durations and levels! Please visit our Committees page for details. To see current opportunities, click on Volunteers Needed Categories sidebar on the Home Page.

Please peruse the links below as well as the entire website, and let us know what you think. Though designed to facilitate our effectiveness as a trade group, it is also chocked full of interesting information. It will evolve over time and would greatly benefit from your input.