+ A valuable source of information for waste and recycling issues is the San Bernardino County Solid Waste Management page.
+ Take a look at this chart to see how long these commonly discarded items take to decompose.
+ The Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center recycles tons of materials each year, including commonly recycled materials but also the residue of its training operations. This flyer (PDF) explains how they recycle "range residue."
+ Thanks to the Town of Yucca Valley for this list of Morongo Basin recycling centers.