Earth Day is on its way! At Bay Area Recycling for Charities (BARC), EVERYDAY is Earth Day. BARC has been Recycling, Composting, Repurposing, Reusing items since the fall of 2008. We focus on the five (5) main counties (Leelanau, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Antrim) in the Bay Area, but venture to some other counties as well.
Since our inception BARC has:
In 2016 alone:
As you can see, we take care of Planet Earth! As we approach Earth Day, April 22, we are asking YOU to help US to: continue our work, grow stronger, become more successful, and have a deeper impact on our environment & community through the work we do. How? We are engaging in a “Celebrate BARC & Mother Earth ” fundraising campaign from April 16th – April 23rd. We are asking,YOU, our caring supporters, loyal customers and local stewards of our environment to donate $22 (in honor of Earth Day on the 22nd of April); Or you may donate another amount if you wish! Your donation gift is tax deductible and is greatly appreciated.
Each day during our campaign we will feature on the website and on Facebook and Twitter different segments of our business. Follow along and learn about the impact each segment creates for a better environment, stronger economy, and better community. Won't you please support Mother Earth and BARC with your continued support and tax deductible donation? Happy Earth Day week!Check out upcoming Earth Day Events >
Bay Area Recycling for Charities (BARC) is a Traverse City, Michigan-based non-profit company that offers comprehensive recycling services and eco-friendly products for homes, businesses and events. A portion of our profits is donated to local charities.Products Services
The mission of Bay Area Recycling for Charities (BARC) is to further recycling activities in the communities we serve through service, education, and philanthropy.
We envision zero-waste communities, where virtually everything is reused, repurposed, or recycled to better the environment and support local charities. Help us become a zero-waste community. Check out all the items that BARC recycles
Bay Area Recycling for Charities (BARC) started five years ago with one man, one truck and one revolutionary idea: Increase recycling efforts in communities through service, education, and charitable donation.
Founder Andy Gale established a non-profit (501(3) offering comprehensive waste management services and compostable products for your home, business or event. Thanks to all of our wonderful supporters who also believe in what we’re doing, we now have 13 full-time employees, six trucks, a dozen trailers, and—our most recent acquisition—a semi-truck and trailer. BARC is so proud to report that in 2013, we gave $12,000 to local charities!