Oakland Recycles - Your Recycling Team

Be a part of change in Oakland!

Click here for information on our third cohort starting November 15, 2022.

In the Spring of 2022, Oakland Recycles launched the 100 Change Makers program. The goal is to identify change makers in Oakland who will educate our community about how choices we make related to managing waste impacts the environment. We would love for you to be part of this change!

How do I become a Change Maker?

Become a Change Maker by joining our second cohort comprised of 4 virtual meeting sessions starting on Tuesday, August 9. Join 30 people who live and/or work in Oakland to learn and discuss the intersection of sustainability and waste.

To apply, please click on this application form.

Four virtual sessions, Tuesdays 4-5 p.m. on MS Teams:

  • Tuesday, August 9: Sustainability + You
  • Tuesday, August 16: The Life Cycle of a Water Bottle / Climate Change and You
  • Tuesday, August 23: Anatomy of a Material Recovery Facility (MRF) / Anatomy of a Compost Pile
  • Tuesday, August 30: Environmental Leadership / Action Days

Contact Cameron Martin at WMAC, 510-330-3264, cmarti13@wm.com, to learn how your business can be a part of that change.

A big thank you to the following organizations that have participated in the Cohort 1 Program:

BRIDGEGOOD (Oakland Digital)

CityTeam Ministries

Friends of Sausal Creek

Homies Empowerment

Keep Oakland Beautiful

Oakland Asian Cultural Center

Oakland Theater Project

St Mary’s Center

Tech Exchange

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