Annual Member’s Appreciation Picnic – September 15th 11am – 3pm

Sunday, September 15, 11am – 3pm, at East Bay Regional Parks’  Lake Temescal Streamside Picnic Area, 6502 Broadway Terrace, Oakland, CA. Directions

Join us for a day of BBQ, lawn games, networking, frisbee and more! Family, kids, friends and dogs welcome!

The event is free to members – NCRA will provide all food and drink!  Non-members are encouraged to chip in $5; no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

RSVP by 9/10/19.

Need a ride? We can help, just let us know.

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Recycling Update 2019! – Program & Speaker Presentations

Our annual event was brilliant, thanks to our fantastic and generous sponsors, our innovative and bold speakers, and our passionate and motivated attendees!

The amount of content of the event can be overwhelming, so we have offered the speaker presentations here for you in pdf format to reference and keep handy for your own planning purposes. There are several that are still getting uploaded; if you need one sooner, please contact Juliana and I can assist.

Over the next couple of months, we will upload the speaker videos to our NCRA YouTube Channel, so please, stay tuned!

Gina Lee

Patrick Hayes

Joshua Perez-Cramer

Teresa Montgomery

Steven Sherman

Roland Geyer

Jennifer Arbuckle

Martin Bourque

Julie Muir

Nate Stein

Peter Schulze-Allen

Maricelle Cardenas and Jeanne Nader

Kristin DiLallo Sherrill

Doug Kobold

Susan Robinson

Brennan Madden

Jerame Renteria – forthcoming

Jen Jackson

Molly Morse

Timothy Bouldry

Rodrigo Sabatini

Kourtnii Brown

Rob Hilton

Ron Kasper and Roxanne Murray

Lisa Duba – forthcoming

Robin Martin

The Recycle, Compost and No Landfill Tour

Our Recycle, Compost and No Landfill Tour will explore 2 facilities: Mt.Diablo Resource Recovery and Vision Recycling. We will meet on March 20 at 9am at the MacArthur Bart Station in Oakland, visit the facilities and have a light lunch, returning attendees to BART by 4pm.

Cost is $25 and includes van transportation and a light lunch.  Wear closed-toe shoes and sunscreen, and bring your own water bottle.  Register today, only 25 spots are available! 

Thank you 2019 Recycling Update Sponsors!

THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 RECYCLING UPDATE SPONSORS!

Sponsorship makes low-cost tickets and scholarships for Zero Waste Week events possible!

GOLD: City of Fremont, City of Vallejo, StopWasteNapa Recycling & Waste ServicesCity of NapaSan Francisco Department of the EnvironmentHF&H ConsultantsR3 Consulting GroupZero Waste SonomaRethinkWasteMt. Diablo Resource Recovery, County of San Mateo Office of Sustainability

SILVERSCS Engineers, Ecology Center, Gigantic Idea Studio, Zero Waste Marin, Marin Sanitary Service

BRONZEAmador Valley IndustriesPleasanton Garbage ServiceCity of StocktonCRRA, City of Sunnyvale, RecycleSmart, CRRC – Northern District, Stanford Recycling/PSSI, Sure-Close, South San Francisco Scavenger, City of Livermore, Recycle For Change, RecycleMore

The Devil We Know – Film Screening and Panel

The Devil We Know Film and Panel Discussion, The New Parkway Oakland, Thursday, 3/21/19, 6:15-8:30pm

From cosmetics to ski wax, frying pans to waterproof jackets, take-out foodware to stain-resistant fabrics, Teflon-like chemicals are found in hundreds of consumer products — and now in the blood of nearly every American. We invite you to learn more about these chemicals so you can protect yourself and your family, and take action to demand protective policies and safer products. The Devil We Know is a documentary that was a favorite at the Sundance Film Festival last year.

Event Schedule:

6:15pm   Arrive early to claim your spot and to purchase delicious food and drink!

6:30pm   Screening Begins!

8:00pm   Brief discussion about what you can do!

RSVP and be sure to arrive by 6:15pm to claim your reserved spot. After 6:15pm, seats will be on a first come, first served basis during the screening.

Co-hosted with SFEnvironment, Clean Water Action Oakland, Center for Environmental Health