Listed below is our Field Trip directory of people willing to give tours of their facilities!

Title: Sales & Marketing Coordinator, Western Disposal Services

Facility: Trash transfer station, Commercial composting facility

Physical Address: 5880 Butte Mill Rd, Boulder, 80301

Contact Information: 303-448-2313 kcarroll@westerndisposal.com

Transportation Requirements: Please carpool to the greatest extent possible, parking is limited

Preferred Days and Times of Tours: 11am Aug 3, Sept 7, Oct 5. Nov - Feb call to make appointment for groups of 8 or more

Typical Duration of Tour: 1 hr

Min or Max Number of Visitors Hosted: Join previously scheduled tour listed above. Group tours for 8 or more call for information. Prefer to keep groups to 20 or less but flexible depending on circumstances

Special Clothing Required or Safety Equipment: closed toe shoes and dress for weather. tour is outside.

Signed Waiver Required: no

Photography Allowed: yes

Title: Education and Outreach Specialist

Facility: Tour of the Boulder County Recycling Facility. Topics addressed include discussion about what recycling means, why it is important, and how to proper practices and disposal of recyclable items.

Physical Address: 1901 63rd St. Boulder, CO 80301

Contact Information: (720) 564-2226, kroddy@bouldercounty.org​

Transportation Requirements: Must be able to self-transport

Preferred Days and Times of Tours: Monday-Friday, 8am-3:15pm

Typical Duration of Tour: 1 hour

Min or Max Number of Visitors Hosted: Max 40

Special Clothing Required or Safety Equipment: Close-toe shoes

Signed Waiver Required: No

Photography Allowed: Yes. We ask that visitors do not publish photos taken if they contain images of employees faces.

Title: Hazardous Materials Program Manager

Facility: A tour of the Hazardous Materials Management Facility, what type of items are accepted at the facility, how certain items are disposed of in the HMMF

Physical Address: 1901c 63rd Street, Boulder, CO

Contact Information: sfuller@bouldercounty.org, 720-564-2251, ext. x2243

Transportation Requirements: Carpool preferred, please reserve parking stalls in front of HMMF for active loading/unloading during hours of operation.

Preferred Days and Times of Tours: Tues, Thursday, Friday by appointment only (between 8am-3pm)

Typical Duration of Tour: 30min-1hour (depending on number of questions asked)

Min or Max Number of Visitors Hosted: 2 people minimum, 10 people maximum

Special Clothing Required or Safety Equipment: Close toed shoes and safety glasses (glasses will be provided)

Signed Waiver Required: No

Photography Allowed: Yes, as long as workers/tour guides are not in the photographs.

Facility: Tour of ReSource facility, how ReSource contributes to resource conservation, items ReSource accepts, what we do with the materials brought to ReSource

Physical Address: 6400 Arapahoe Road, Boulder Colorado

Contact Information: 303-419-5418, resource@conservationcenter.org

Transportation Requirements: Carpooling when possible

Preferred Days and Times of Tours: Monday - Saturday, 9am-5pm

Typical Duration of Tour: 30 min, based on questions

Min or Max Number of Visitors Hosted: 15-20

Special Clothing Required or Safety Equipment: Closed toe shoes - not required, but highly recommended

Signed Waiver Required: No

Photography Allowed: Yes

Facility: Tour of CHaRM, about Eco-Cycle CHaRM, our services and programs, and information about acceptable/non-acceptable materials.

Physical Address: 6400 Arapahoe Road, Boulder, CO (co-located with ReSource Boulder)

Contact Information: 303-444-6634, recycle@ecocycle.org​

Transportation Requirements: Carpooling when possible

Preferred Days and Times of Tours: By appointment, Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm

Typical Duration of Tour: 45 minutes, varies by audience

Min or Max Number of Visitors Hosted: none specified

Special Clothing Required or Safety Equipment: Closed toe shoes

Signed Waiver Required: No

Photography Allowed: Yes. We ask that no photos are taken of our on-site staff please.

Title: Director of Community Campaigns

Address: 6400 Arapahoe Road, Boulder, CO 80303

Contact Information: 303-444-6634 / randy@ecocycle.org / P.O. Box 19006, Boulder, CO 80308

Transportation: participants would need transportation to our location 6400 Arapahoe Road.

Preferred time: Monday - Friday 9-11:30 AM; 1-4PM

Features and Topics addressed: Zero Waste, Recycling, Hard-To-Recycle, Recycling Markets, Climate Change and Zero Waste

Length of Tour: 1-2 hours

Max number of visitors on tour: 20

Attire: covered hard sole shoes

Signed waiver required: no

Photography: yes