Tue, June 11, 2019
12:30 PM– 2:30 PM PST
Shoreway Environmental Center,
San Carlos, CA
RethinkWaste is a joint powers authority of twelve public agencies (Atherton, Belmont, Burlingame, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Hillsborough, Menlo Park, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Mateo, the County of San Mateo and the West Bay Sanitary District) in San Mateo County,
The primary goal of RethinkWaste is to provide cost-effective waste reduction, recycling, and solid waste programs to meet and sustain a minimum of 50% diversion of waste from landfill as mandated by California State Law, AB 939.
As of January 1, 2011, Recology San Mateo County (Recology) provides Recycle, Compost and Garbage collection services for the 93,000 RethinkWaste residences and 10,000 businesses.
The Shoreway serves as a regional solid waste and recycling facility for the receipt, handling and transfer of refuse, recyclables and organic materials collected from the RethinkWaste service area.
Let’s get together and tour this facility and find the ins and outs of what it takes to reduce waste in a cost-effective and sustainable manner.
This is a free tour, please arrive by before 12:15 pm to get our name badges and start the tour on time. After touring the facility, we can opt for lunch in San Carlos or the Hiller airport. No-host lunch.