Join in for one or more of the exciting Bay Area events lined up for Zero Waste Week. Photo courtesy of Zero Waste Youth USA.

The Bay Area marks Zero Waste Week, March 16–21, with events and opportunities for all. Recycling Update at the Freight & Salvage features 25 experts giving brief talks on waste reduction, high diversion, and zero waste as well as plenty of networking opportunities. Zero Waste Youth USA hosts Downstream Pollution, Upstream Solutions, a youth convergence in Oakland. Also on tap: a swap-o-rama, recycling tour, film screenings, beach cleanup, and many ways to learn about reducing waste in your home and community. Info: ncrarecycles.wildapricot.org and ncrarecycles.org