Solid Waste Events

Interested in participating in Modesto Mo Beautiful Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 16th? Fill out a registration form here

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.

If you want to receive email or text notifications for upcoming events, including location, date, and time information when those events are scheduled, please sign up for "Recycling Events" on the Notify Me page, located here

2nd Chance WeekA nationwide event that promotes the reuse of old items.VariesAnnually in October
America Recycles DayNationwide promotion to raise awareness of recycling opportunities, recycled products and local programs.VariesAnnually in November
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 in Fall
Earth Day in the ParkFull day of entertainment, environmental education and awarenessGraceada ParkAnnually in April
Modesto Mo Beautiful Cleanup DayA nationwide event that promotes community service and beautification. Join other community members to pick up litter in your neighborhood. VariesThird Saturday in September 
Oil Recycling event
This program is a free service and is available to all residents who have 96-gallon garbage cans. 
From Modesto residencesScheduled 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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