Zero Waste Crews

Our Zero Waste Crews provide various waste collection, management, and diversion services to keep material from the landfill while creating a positive experience for the young people on our crews.

CC North Bay Specialty Crews

E-Waste Collection

Certified E-Waste Collector – State of California, CEWID #105496

CCNB is funded by CalRecycle to provide E-waste collection and education services in our communities at no charge to our clients throughout Marin and Sonoma County. We take collections and offer free pick ups from businesses, households and government agencies and can provide proof of destruction documentation upon request.

Conservation Corps North Bay E-Waste Recycling
To make this work possible, CCNB partners with Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), an organization committed to providing safeguards for clients, employees, and the environment. ERI is the first company in the world to hold NAID AAA, R2, and e-Stewards certifications.

That means ERI is certified at the highest level possible for data destruction, sanitization and environmentally responsible recycling. Their eight facilities see over 60 audits a year, both planned and unannounced. They exceed compliance and CCNB is proud to work with ERI to protect consumers and the environment. 

CCNB regularly partners with government agencies, nonprofits, and businesses to hold E-waste collection events. Check out our events page to see our next collection event!

Used Tire Collection

Tire Hauler – State of California, TPID # 1834406-01

As a certified and permitted waste-tire hauler, CCNB partners with local government agencies to identify public lands affected by illegally dumped tires and dispatch work crews to remove them responsibly.

Our crews also host tire amnesty collection events for the public throughout the year, where community members can bring their used tires to our events. 

Check out our events page to see our next used tire amnesty event!

Conservation Corps North Bay Used Tire Collection

Recycling Receptacles

CCNB corpsmembers learn construction skills while building side-loading recycling bins that are customizable based on the budget and level of services needed by our clients.

Our durable, fire resistant bins are made from high quality recycled plastic lumber and come in single, dual, and triple stream options with security features designed to prevent pests and theft.

Conservation Corps North Bay Recycling Receptacles


Conservation Corps North Bay Used Mattress Recycling

CCNB is partnering with the Mattress Recycling Council to host mattress recycling events where the public can drop off used mattresses free of charge.

We accept mattresses from the public on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at our Cotati location from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm (except on holidays.) No appointment needed!

We accept mattresses from the public at our Novato location on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm (except on holidays.) No appointment needed!

We also partner with local organizations, companies, and municipal agencies to host mattress recycling events in your backyard. Check out our events page to see our next recycling event!

Used Oil

CCNB crews provide used motor oil recycling education to the public in Marin and Sonoma counties. This education includes:

  • Visiting Certified Collection Centers to ensure that signs are in good condition and are posted so that they are visible from the street.
  • Working to reduce illegal dumping at collection sites
  • Oil filter crushing operations
  • Providing DIY Oil Change kits for safe oil changes
  • Labeling storm drains throughout Northern California to prevent illegal dumping of used motor oil into our waterways.

Event Services

Conservation Corps North Bay Event Services

CCNB manages materials produced at large and small events. We have provided event services to over 50 events per year including the Marin County Fair, Fairfax Festival, and the annual Bioneers Conference. Our services include:

  • Bin delivery and removal
  • Eco-station monitoring and servicing
  • Sorting and weighing of recycling, trash, and compost
  • Full event consulting and reporting
  • Educating the public

Event operations are provided through direct fee-for-service contracts based on the level of services needed.

Click here to hire a Zero Waste Crew for your next event.

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