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  • Santa Clara/San Jose Regional Wastewater Facility 700 Los Esteros Rd San Jose, CA, 95134 United States (map)

MEETING DATE: July 22, 2015
MEETING SITE: San Jose/Santa Clara Regional Waste Water Facility

700 Los Esteros Road, Administration Bldg.
San Jose, CA 94134

Parking: Front or either side of building (get "visitor" badge inside)

TOUR SITE: Zanker Recycling (across the street from meeting site)

There will be two bus tours (1pm and 2:15pm) that departs from the Waste Water facility. Each is about 1-1/4 hours.

TOUR OVERVIEW: Zanker Recycling is a nationally recognized leader in the field of innovative waste material recovery and processing. The Zanker Recycling facilities are some of the largest in the country with some of the highest recovery rates in the industry. The tour will include:

• A brand new Demolition Debris sort lines that handles about 80 tons per hour with a 95% recovery rate.

Mixed C + D recovery lines handle about 60 tons per hour with an 80% recovery rate.

• The world’s largest Dry Fermentation Anaerobic Digestion Facility which came on line in Dec. 2013 (handles about 90,000 TPY of food scraps, yard waste and other compostable materials, and annually generates about 1.6MW of clean, renewal power).

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m Board Meeting
12:00 p.m. – 1p.m Lunch & Zanker Site Overview
1pm-2:15pm Zanker Site Tour #1 (12 slots—first come basis)
2:15-3:30pm Zanker Site Tour #2 (12 slots—first come basis)

RSVP by Email to by July 16th:
Joe La Mariana
2014-15 Gold Rush Chapter Vice President
Section Manager, Solid Waste & Environmental Services
Office of Sustainability, County of San Mateo (650) 599-1471 (office); (650) 759-1172 (cell)

Earlier Event: July 8
Annual Membership and Board Meeting
Later Event: August 25
WasteCon 2015