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Tulsa Master Recyclers is a community education and outreach program on waste prevention and recycling provided by the City of Tulsa Recycling Coordinator's office. The program offers one free training class a year where participants learn about waste reduction and outreach techniques. In return, graduates commit to perform at least 30 hours of education and outreach in the community. Master Recyclers volunteer at local events and through individual projects. Master Recyclers also receive continuing education and support that includes a newsletter, technical assistance, and group meetings.

What is a Master Recycler?
Master Recyclers are trained volunteers who help educate the general public in Tulsa about waste prevention and recycling.

What does a Master Recycler do?

Give presentations to school children and civic groups Monitor recycling containers at special events Conduct workshops Set up and staff exhibits and displays Research topics and trends related to solid waste management.
Start recycling programs in schools, businesses, and multi-family dwellings.

What must I do to become a Tulsa Master Recycler?
Participate in an 8-session Master Recycler training course, held annually beginning in January. Classes are taught by the Recycling Coordinator, local experts, and veteran Master Recyclers. People who satisfactorily complete both the Master Recyclers training program and a final exam will be certified as Tulsa Master Recyclers.

What are the requirements to be a Tulsa Master Recycler?

Must be at least 18 years old
Able to volunteer 30 hours per year
Complete the 8-session training class and a final exam
Purchase and wear Tulsa Master Recyclers “logo-wear”
Stay current with program and recycling services information
Attend 2 continuing education classes per year

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  • 77
  • U.S. Southwest
  • Feb 26, 2009
  • English

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