Member Appreciation Picnic A Success!

NCRA Picnic CroquetNCRA took advantage of September 9’s particularly warm weather to host its annual Members Picnic at Lake Temescal in North Oakland, The gathering featured a BBQ spread, iced beverages and a little bocce ball and croquet. The event was well attended and successful in getting the word out. The food was awesome, the waste was minimal and the weather participated (albeit a bit hot).A sincere thank you to all that made it out. Great job Membership Committee – Jessica Connolly, Tomer Shapira and Lori Marra. Thanks to Jessica for the cool poster, to Portia Sinnott and Diedre Tubb helping with the promotions, and to Lori, Diedre and Jenny Cutter for game supportDid you take photos? Please send them to and we will add them to the gallery below. So far we have 4.Our next gathering of this nature will be the holiday party in December. Stay tuned!Jeff and Betsy?Wide ShotLaura and Randy



Member Interview – Jessica Robinson, 09/13

As Miss Alameda, I am a self employed public figure, environmental advocate and artist. I hope to turn the Miss Alameda Says Compost project into a broader based non-profit later this year. We help cities, organizations, and communities reach their diversion goals through social and cultural change activities. Read More “Member Interview – Jessica Robinson, 09/13”

ZWW Sponsors 2013

Thanks to our 2013 Sponsors:
Gold – CRRA, GRRN, Urban Ore, Waste Management of Alameda County and the NCRA Membership.
Silver – Ecology Center, City of San Francisco, HDR, Pacific Rim Recycling, Republic Services and Rick Anthony Associates.