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.

FREE Dump Day

The City of Vallejo will be working in conjunction with Recology Vallejo to host its first FREE Dump Day on Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.  at 555 Santa Clara St.  Vallejo, CA. This FREE Dump Day is open to Vallejo Residents only and proof of residency will be required to participate.  Acceptable items will include the following: Tires, Furniture, Mattresses, Refrigerators, Garbage, Yard Waste, All Appliances, E-Waste (anything with a plug) and metal objects.  Unacceptable items will include the following:  Household Hazardous Waste, Sharps or Medical Waste  and Construction and Demolition Debris.

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. 

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.