Material Recovery Facility (MRF) Tours
Placer County and Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal host free public
tours of the Eastern Regional Materials Recovery
(MRF) every year (in 2009, tours were held on Thursday, August 27).
The tours allow residents to learn about recycling and to see first
hand how waste is processed to recover valuable materials including
paper, glass, plastic, wood, yard waste and metals. The recovered
materials are sent to other recycling facilities for processing and
distribution throughout the world, helping to conserve natural
Watch this website for future public tours.
Do you have a school or organization that would like a tour of the
MRF? Please call (530) 538-0148 for additional information. It is
important to schedule events, and receive a confirmation, prior to
attending a tour. Tours are not given without prior scheduling.