2022 Zero Waste Week


Zero Waste North Bay is organizing Zero Waste Week from July 24 – 30 and is a grass-roots approach to raise awareness about the environmental impacts of waste and ways to live a more zero waste lifestyle. Throughout the week, the California North Bay communities will be part of the solution through public awareness and activities that focus on reducing, reusing, recycling, repurposing and composting. Anyone can be part of the solution! Join us in a week of events highlighting zero waste action.

Zero Waste North Bay is a group of environmentally-minded community stakeholders and includes government, businesses, non-profits and individuals collaborating to move our community closer to achieving zero waste. Organizations involved include Zero Waste Sonoma, Recology, Sonoma County Resource Recovery, AB 939 Local Task Force, and more.


Upcoming Events


MRF tour at Recology Sonoma Marin

MRF tour at Recology Sonoma Marin

July 26, 2022 - 10:00 am

Come see the behind the scene of your recycling cart. Join us for a tour of our MRF (Material Recovery Facility) where all your recyclables are captured and sorted. Learn where your materials go after you place them in the bin and information on how to Waste Zero.

This tour has limited capacity due to COVID. You must fill out a waiver and your spot must be confirmed prior to attending.

Upcycle Film Camp

Upcycle Film Camp

July 25, 2022 - 10:00 am

Upcycle Film Camp, Ages 10-15

One session: / July 25-29 / 10 am- 3:00 pm  / Ages 10-17

A one-week camp for youth to discover the world of upcycled movie making. They will use their imagination and innovation to write, build and create their own stop motion short film using unlikely materials like bicycle tubes,  magazines, plastic bags and old t-shirts. This camp will be designed to raise awareness and understanding of environmental sustainability and it’s intersection of arts and the environment. They will walk away feeling empowered and ready to create from found materials all around them!

Pay-What-You-Can : $300 / $350 / $400

*This pay-what-you-can model is designed to meet parents where they are. When you pay the top tier you will be helping provide education for other students.

To apply for a scholarship click here

2022 North Bay Zero Waste Symposium

2022 North Bay Zero Waste Symposium

July 29, 2022 - 8:00 am

North Bay Zero Waste Symposium engages community stakeholders by showcasing zero waste policies, programs and infrastructure that design waste out of the system wherever possible and divert discarded materials through composting, reclaiming, reducing, reusing, and recycling.  We can eliminate waste around the North Bay with the participation of all residents and businesses.  Together, it is possible to be a model for the rest of the community and beyond.