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Upcoming & Special Events

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

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


Confidential Paper Shredding Events

The City of Vallejo will be hosting a confidential paper shredding event on the third Saturday of each month at VALCORE Recycling (707) 645-8258. 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!

Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal Program

Vallejo residents can safely dispose of expired, unwanted or unused medications (Pharmaceuticals) for FREE every Monday - Thursday, 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. 

View more information here.

Recycled Art & Sculpture Contest (April 1st-4th)

In honor of Earth Day 2014, the City of Vallejo Recycling Division will be hosting the fourth annual Recycled Sculpture and Art work contest. Vallejo residents will be challenged to turn recyclable materials into masterpieces of art, and have a chance at winning up to $1000. Entries must be received no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, April 4, 2014. The art work will be judged on creativity, originality and the most imaginative use of recyclable materials.

View the press release for more information.

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