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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. 

Recycling Rewards Program

In recognition of National Recycling Day, November 15, 2014, the City kicked off a year-long citywide Recycling Reward Incentive Program. This citywide incentive program requires residents, multi-family dwellings and businesses to recycle (and recycle properly) in order to be eligible to be rewarded.  The program will give participating residential garbage customers an opportunity to possibly be rewarded with one of twelve “packages” of a year of free garbage service and multi-family dwellings and business were eligible to receive $1000.00 off their garbage bill.