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 Sculpture and Art Contest

In honor of Earth Day 2017, the City of Vallejo is hosting the 7th annual Recycled Sculpture and Art work contest. Vallejo residents are challenged to turn recyclable materials into a masterpiece of art for a chance at winning up to $1000.
All prizes will be awarded at the City’s Earth Day Event. Entries must be received between 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 4th and 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 6th. The art work will be judged on creativity, originality and the most imaginative use of recyclable materials. Please view the flyer for all rules and guidelines.

 Art Contest 2017

Earth Day

Please join us for the City of Vallejo Earth Day event! Earth Day will be celebrated in conjunction with the Saturday Farmer's Market from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. April 15, 2017. Earth day activities will take place on Marin Street, between Georgia STreet and Virginia Street. This is a FREE event and there will be fun to be had by all. View the flyer here.
 Earth Day Flyer 2017

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.