Master Recycler Program
Do you want to:
Learn how to reduce your waste?
Conserve natural resources?
Motivate others to change their habits?
Make a difference?
Download a brochure! (pdf)
Master Recycler volunteers have:
The Master Recycler Course Curriculum
Master Recycler training includes 40 hours of instruction: 8 evening weekday classes, and 3 Saturday field trips to local solid waste and recycling sites. Classes are taught by local experts in solid waste from business, government and non profit sectors.
The comprehensive Master Recycler training includes:
Overview of solid waste in Marion County
Collection, transfer and disposal
The Recycling Process
What can be recycled
How recyclables are collected
Manufacturing with recycled materials
How to get started
The life of a compost heap
Composting systems and bins
Food waste composting using vermiculture (worm bins)
Closing the Loop
Sources for Recycled Goods
Household Hazardous Waste
Master Recycler Community Outreach
Education and motivation
Developing your outreach plan
Join the Master Recycler Program to help make our community a better one! Sign up to receive information on future classes.
Environmental ServicesMarion County Public Works5155 Silverton Road NESalem, OR 97305503-365-3191