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City of Tempe Education Recycling Information Center, ERIC 

Tempe Recycles offers free educational presentations to Tempe schools and public events.  The presentations are informative, educational and are 30 minutes in length.  Residents will learn the 3 R's of recycling, what to recycle, how to recycle, why it is important to recycle and how to dispose of solid waste in an environmentally safe manner. 

ERIC is a 38 foot trailer of museum quality exhibits.  The ERIC trailer is an integrated approach and goes beyond words; it demonstrates how to live sustainable lifestyles through recycling.  The interactive trailer educates the public how to conserve natural resources through solid waste best practices. 

The ERIC trailer can be reserved for public events in the City of Tempe. For events outside of the City of Tempe, a rental fee is required. The event location must accommodate the ERIC trailer and truck which extends 50' end to end and 10' in width. A site map must be provided showing where the trailer/truck will be staged at the event. The site map can be emailed to Prior to the event Solid Waste will inspect the location for the proper entrance and exit to accommodate the turning radius of the trailer and truck.

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To request a speaker, exhibitor or ERIC for your event complete the online reservation form below.  The City of Tempe tries to accommodate most requests and appreciates your understanding when scheduling conflicts or resources limitations prohibit our participation.  For additional questions please email or call Rebecca Orta at (480) 350-8163,

To request a speaker/exhibitor for your event, please contact Dawn Ratcliffe at