Category: Going Green

Stage 2 Water Conservation

The light spring rains, early spring runoff, and intense summer heat have created a water shortage condition in Northern California. Due to these conditions, the City of West Sacramento is focused on improving water conditions this summer and protecting its … Continue reading »

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Save Money with Solar and Energy Efficiency Improvements to your Home!

Want to stabilize your energy costs for years to come? Energy Benefits Yolo is here to help!Energy Benefits Yolo is a group-purchasing program for solar power and energy efficiency led by communities across Yolo County, including Davis, West Sacramento, Winters … Continue reading »

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Celebrate Energy Independence!

There is still time to save money on your energy bill and gain energy independence!  The Energy Benefits Yolo program has been extended to July 31, 2013!  Energy Benefits Yolo is a solar and energy efficiency discount program for West … Continue reading »

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May is Water Awareness Month!

The City of West Sacramento urges residents to observe Water Awareness Month in May.  Water is a critical part of California’s way of life. Our economy, our environment and our day-to-day lifestyle need water to flourish.  But our water supply … Continue reading »

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Yolo County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program

Did you know that items like paint, automotive fluids, pesticides and household cleaners may not be placed in the trash?  These items, known as Household Hazardous Waste (HHW), must be handled and disposed of properly to protect human health and … Continue reading »

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2013 Oil Filter Exchange and Wood Chip Event

Oil Filter Exchange Do you change your own oil?  Do you recycle the oil and the filter too?  Do you want to receive a free oil filter just for recycling your old one?  Well, you can!   The Environmental Services Division … Continue reading »

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Energy Benefits Yolo

Looking to save money on your energy bill?  A new solar and energy efficiency discount program for West Sacramento residents may just be the solution you need to install solar panels or energy upgrades in your home. Energy Benefits Yolo … Continue reading »

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Tune Up Your Sprinklers for Efficient Watering All Season Long

Efficient sprinklers can play a major role in reducing outdoor water waste. Given the record-breaking dry streak so far this year, it’s more important than ever to keep them running properly. Now is a great time to tune up your … Continue reading »

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Green Party Tips for Super Bowl XLVII

An Easy Guide to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint this Super Bowl Sunday Sunday means millions of Super Bowl fans, and parties around the world. . .and an increase in waste and recyclables generated. As you and your friends and family … Continue reading »

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When Those Leaves Fall

Winter storms are here and your assistance is needed to help keep city streets safe and the storm drains clear.  Street crews pick up leaves and tree limbs that fall into the street, but do not pick up piles of … Continue reading »

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