San Jose

Recycling and Green Waste in San Jose

10:00 a.m. | Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Image courtesy of Flickr user harrypope


San Jose is becoming home to some of the most innovative recycling facilities in the world. Zanker Recycling has built a demolition debris facility that recovers 96% of debris for recycling and is developing the largest green waste composting facility in the world. Join us for a tour of several of their award-winning facilities. Generously sponsored by Kaiser Permanente.

+ Michael Gross / Zanker Road Resource Management Ltd

AICP CM credits pending.


Details will be sent a few days prior to the tour date.
Phone: 408.638.0083


$10, SPUR members only
Limited to 15 people

Refund Policy

Individual ticket purchases. If you request a refund between 2 and 10 business days prior to the event, SPUR can issue a 25 percent refund. Requests for refunds received less than 2 days prior to an event cannot be accommodated.

Sponsorship payments will not be refunded, as sponsorship benefits take effect immediately and are on-going through the date of the event.


Auxiliary Services

If you are interested in participating in any SPUR meetings, seminars, conferences, programs and/or walking tours and require auxiliary aids or services for your disability (e.g., qualified interpreter, qualified reader, written materials, taped texts), please submit your request to SPUR at least five (5) business days in advance of the SPUR event by contacting the Public Programming team at or 415-781-8726 x132. SPUR will work with you in identifying effective auxiliary aids or services that it can provide. If you need to cancel your request, please notify SPUR at least two (2) business days in advance. SPUR reserves the right to deny specific requests for qualified interpreters or qualified readers to individuals who repeatedly submit requests for auxiliary aids/services and fail to cancel at least two (2) business days in advance.​

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