Recycling Events

The Solid Waste Division 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.

EventDescriptionLocationDate
2nd Chance WeekA nationwide event that promotes the reuse of old items.VariesAnnually in October
America Recycles DayNationwide promotion ot raise awareness of recycling opportunities, recycled products and local programs.VariesFall
Annual Shredding EventResidents of Modesto will be able to bring up to five paper bags of paper to be recycled at no charge. No businesses please.VariesAnnually the first Saturday in October
Earth Day in the ParkFull day of entertainment, environmental education and awarenessGraceada ParkAnnually in April
Oil Recycling event
This program is a free service and is available to all residents who have 96-gallon garbage cans. 
VariesScheduled appointment day
Waste Tire Amnesty EventsResidents of Modesto can request tire coupons for free disposal.VariesEvery Other Month

Additional Information

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

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