Garbage & Recycling

Events and Award Opportunities


The Solid Waste Divison is involved with many citywide events throughout the community all year long! Join us at any of the following events and learn more about the City's recycling programs, ask questions, share ideas and help us serve you better.

Event Description Location Date
Earth Day in the Park Full day of entertainment, environmental education and awareness, good food and fun.
Graceada Park Annually in
April
Business Recycling Awards Awards presentation at City Council meeting.  
Tenth Street Place Summer
City Council Open House at Farmer's Market Talk to Council members in a casual setting and obtain recycling, hazardous waste and storm drain information. 16th St. between H & I Sts. Summer/Fall
Pollution Prevention Week Nationwide promotion to raise awareness of sources of pollution and simple prevention methods. Varies September
Second Chance Week A nationwide event that promotes the reuse of old items. Varies Annually in
October
America Recycles Day Nationwide promotion to raise awareness of recycling opportunities, recycled products and local programs. Varies Annually, November 15th

For more information on these community and special events, contact the Solid Waste Division at (209) 577-5494.

For information about other community events, visit www.visitmodesto.com/calendar.

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