Join 30 recycling enthusiasts in an eight-week course. Learn from innovative leaders about topics such as:
sustainable consumption and production
fixing and reuse
the sharing community
recycling and compost processing
equity in the environment
the global markets in which recyclables are bought and sold
Take tours and get skills
Tour recycling centers, compost facilities, and hazardous and municipal waste sites to see firsthand how these systems work. And connect to resources and learn skills that will help you make meaningful change for yourself and your community.
Join the team
You will be a part of a team of almost 1,650 Master Recyclers from Forest Grove to downtown Portland, St Johns to Canby and Sandy.
To earn your Master Recycler certification, volunteer 30 hours to inspire action in your own community.
Staff information booths on waste prevention, recycling, greener cleaners and compost/worm bins, or help with repair fairs, event recycling, Green School certifications and green teams at work.