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The Recycling Center and Office will be closed Monday, September 4th, in observance of Labor Day. The Center will re-open at 8:30am on Tuesday, September 5th.
Recycling + Environmental Resource Center Tour starts in the interpretive area next to the Exchange Zone.
Free Public Tour of the City of El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center for individuals and small groups. Please contact us for more information via email.
Large group tours can be scheduled---fees apply.
Please join City staff and other volunteers at Baxter Creek Gateway Park in this jewel on the Ohlone Greenway. The activities will include litter removal, invasive plant removal and native plant care. All ages are welcome (under 13 with guardian). All participants must complete a Volunteer Registration Form before working. Please wear long sleeves, long pants, and closed-toe shoes. You may also want to bring a water bottle to use while you are working. The City will provide tools, bags, gloves, and sanitizer. There are no bathrooms at the park. We will meet at 10am at Conlon Ave and the Ohlone Greenway. RSVP by email or phone is appreciated.
The Environmental Quality Committee meets at City Hall on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm. Click on the link to the right for more information about the EQC.
Meeting agendas are typically available at least 3 days prior to the meeting. An icon will appear in the lower right corner of this page when the agenda for this meeting is available for download.
Available at Upper Cerrito Vista Park, adjacent to the tennis courts, across from the tennis court's parking lot, entrance off of Avis, across from Prospect Sierra School.
Join your fellow community member volunteers in protecting the waters of Baxter Creek, San Francisco Bay and the California Coast by removing litter from entering the storm drains in this annual pre-rainy season event. Participants from all along the California Coast will be working together on this day to clean-up and prevent trash from polluting the Pacific Ocean. Participants should wear sturdy closed-toed shoes. All volunteers under 18 years of age are required to have completed a waiver with a parent or guardian’s signature.