Category: Going Green

Christmas Tree Recycling Information

The presents are unwrapped, the guests are gone, now what to do with that tree? In West Sacramento, residents can recycle Christmas trees in their yard waste carts. Trees must be cut into sections no more than three feet long … Continue reading »

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West Sacramento Water Savings Continue

Water use cutbacks in West Sacramento continue to look impressive. The city is in a good position to meet California’s 28 percent water reduction target, the official comparison between water use for June 2015-February 2016 and the same calendar months in … Continue reading »

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Trees for Tomorrow Kick-Off Planting Event- Dec. 12- Bryte Park

Volunteers are needed to plant trees on December 12th. 20 trees will be planted in Bryte Park located on the corner of Todhunter and Carrie Streets. We will plant trees around the new KaBOOM!/Disney Playground. We need YOU! Shovels will … Continue reading »

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Free Oil Filter Exchange, Nov. 21

      Time to replace your oil filter? On Saturday, Nov. 21, turn in your used oil filter to O’Reilly Auto Parts or Autozone and exchange for a new, free, comparable oil filter. Offer good at all participating Yolo County … Continue reading »

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How Much Water Does Your Yard Really Need?

Save more water by adjusting your controller for cooler weather. Use this irrigation scheduler to calculate optimum run-times based on current conditions: Sacramento Region Smart Irrigation Scheduler. Additional information can be found at Beyond the Drought, which provides a series of short videos and … Continue reading »

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Water-Saving Mulch available to West Sacramento Community

Tree mulch will be available for FREE to West Sacramento residents starting today, July 22nd ,1 p.m., at 1801 West Capitol Ave. Residents are asked to enter the empty lot on West Capitol and exit onto Merkley. Limit is one cubic … Continue reading »

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You’re Invited to Celebrate Earth Day at City Hall!

Join the City of West Sacramento for a free and fun family event to celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 25th from 10:00am – 2:00pm at the West Sacramento City Hall, 1110 West Capitol Ave. There will be activities for the … Continue reading »

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West Sacramento Expands Urban Farms

The 5th and C urban farm is expanding to other locations within the City thanks to a $40,000 grant from The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. New urban farm plots include: 2 acres at Cummins and Douglas, 3.3 acres at Lake Washington and … Continue reading »

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Rain Barrels – The Ultimate Water Savers!

Did you know? With every 1 inch of rain on 1,000 square feet of roof, you can collect around 600 gallons! That’s a lot of water. And it’s a really good way to provide clean, fresh water for your landscape. … Continue reading »

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Rain Barrel Workshop at the Library

Local Master Gardener, Mike Vilhauer, is continuing the rain barrel workshops that started at the West Sacramento Farmers Market this summer.  The barrels are provided by Nor Cal Beverage at no charge, however, the rain barrel diverter kit, which is … Continue reading »

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