Landfill and Recycling Plant Tours Available

The City of Tucson Environmental Services (ES) department is offering a tour of the Los Reales Landfill and the ReCommunity, Inc. Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) on Feb. 12. Participants will be able to learn how ES operates the landfill and see the work begin performed. Tour participants will also gain an in-depth understanding of how recyclables collected in the blue barrels are sorted and marketed.

Participants should meet at the Los Reales Landfill Administrative Office's back patio at 8:30 a.m. The tour should end by noon. Those who join the tour should wear long pants, closed-toe shoes, hats, and sunscreen. Drinking water will be provided. At least 15 participants are needed.

To reserve a seat, call ES at 791-3175 by Feb. 5.