Upcoming & Special Events

Welcome to the Upcoming & Special Events page for the Recycling & Solid Waste section!

Earth Day Poster & Logo Contest

In honor of Earth Day 2018, the City of Vallejo will be hosting a Poster Contest for local  Elementary, Middle and High School students.  The theme of the poster contest is “Tell The World How Important The Earth Is To You and winners have  a chance of winning up to $200 for first place!  In addition, the City of Vallejo is hosting an Earth Day Logo Contest that will be used for next year’s Earth Day theme. The first place winner of the Logo Contest has a chance at winning up to $1000. All prizes will be awarded at the City’s Earth Day Event, which will be held in conjunction with the Farmers Market on Georgia St. and Marin St. from 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Entries for the Poster and Logo Contest must be received no later than 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. The Poster Contest and Logo Contest will be judged on creativity and originality. For more information, contact Derek Crutchfield, City’s Recycling Coordinator at (707) 648-5346 or via email derek.crutchfield@cityofvallejo.net


Confidential Paper Shredding Events

On the third Saturday of each month, the City of Vallejo hosts a confidential paper shredding event at VALCORE Recycling. Residents and Businesses can watch via a monitor as their confidential documents are shredded. It is only $10 to shred up to 20lbs. of confidential documents. This event is open to anyone that wants to attend! For more information, call VALCORE at (707) 645-8258. Click here for the flyer.

Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal Program

Vallejo residents can safely dispose of expired, unwanted or unused medications (Pharmaceuticals) for FREE every Monday - Friday, from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. at the Vallejo Police Department, 111 Amador St. Vallejo, CA. This program is for uncontrolled medications only. No sharps are allowed at this collection site. Click here for the flyer.

If you have any questions about the above events, or about adding your event to this page, please call 707-648-5346 or email us.