2016 Tours:

IMPERFECT and UNWANTED FOOD TOUR9b5c12fc5c6d4eafd4ec706865cbb9d4
Wednesday, 3/23/16, 9:30am – 2pm, $30, tickets purchased after 3/14, $40

Interested in what happens to our local food scraps? How about unwanted food? On Wednesday, March 23, NCRA will tour Marin Sanitary’s food scrap collection program and the Marin Sanitary/Central Marin Sanitation Agency’s Food To Energy Anaerobic Digestion Facility. After lunch in San Rafael, the tour will visit Imperfect Produce, an innovative Emeryville CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) that delivers “cosmetically-challenged” fruit and veggies to homes and offices. Space is very limited for this tour, CONTACT US and our office will get you set up!


2015 Tours:

AERC Tour – Wednesday, November 18, 2015 – 4pm

AERC is one of the largest universal waste and electronics recycler in Northern California.  Their facility is a R2/RIOS Certified Electronics Recycler location.

Tour starts at 4pm at 1475 Crocker Avenue, Hayward CA 94544

To RSVP please email ncra at

NCRA’s 2015 ZERO WASTE WEEK TOUR: Resilience Climate Change Expedition, Friday, March 20 – Learn More and Register HERE

NCRA gives FREE engaging and behind the scenes tours several times a year at Bay Area cutting-edge facilities and organizations. Recent tours have included: Newby Island Resource Recovery Park, Urban Ore Ecopark, the Sunnyvale SMART Station and Altamont Landfill. Stay tuned for future tours and contact to sign up or help organize a tour.

2014 Tours:

July 17, Berkeley Recycling hosted by the Ecology Center, Berkeley

2013 Tours:

February 21, Sunnyvale SMART Station, Sunnyvale
April 18, Tri-Ced Recycling, Union City

2012 Tours:

September 20, El Cerrito Recycling Center, El Cerrito
July 12, Shoreway Environmental Center, San Carlos
June 21, Sonoma Compost, Cotati
April 19, USAgain, Hayward
March, Newby Island Landfill and Compost Facility, Milpitas

(USAgain, Hayward CA, 2012)