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FreeYear-round Landfill Tours & Educational Programs Available

     Would you like to see first-hand what happens to your trash after you drop it off at the landfill or have your questions about recycling answered in person? Free tours of the Mariposa County Landfill, Compost Facility & Recycling Center are offered year-round to groups and individuals upon request. Tours are offered Thursday through Monday during regular hours of operation.   

     Educational outreach programs are also available to local schools, youth groups and other community organizations free of charge. Topics include: "Making the Most of What You've Got" (reuse), "Less Is More," (waste reduction),"There Is No Away" (recycling) and  "Worms at Work" (worm composting). Group presentations include a craft.

Contact Karen Dusek, Recycling Coordinator for further details or to make an appointment. 

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Calvin Jones gives a landfill tour.


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PO Box 784 | 5100 Bullion St. | Mariposa, CA 95338