Upcoming & Special Events

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

Please take a moment to look over upcoming and recurring Recycling Events in your neighborhood. 


Recycled Art and Sculpture Contest

art contest

In honor of Earth Day 2016, the City of Vallejo Recycling Division will be hosting the sixth annual Recycled Art and Sculpture contest. Vallejo residents will be challenged to turn recyclable materials into masterpieces of art, and have 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 16, 2016.

Earth Day 2016 Event - April 16, 2016

2016 Earth Day

The City of Vallejo Earth Day Event is being held on April 16, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in conjunction with the Vallejo Farmers Market. There will be several environmental, recycling attractions and fun to be had by all that attend. Visit VALCORE Recycling online or call their office at (707) 645-8528 for more information.


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.


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. 


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.