Category: Going Green

Walk to School Day

Students at elementary schools throughout the City will be participating in Walk to School Day activities later this month. The City of West Sacramento has partnered with WALKSacramento to support programs and events that encourage safe routes to school. As … Continue reading »

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New Mandatory Organic Recycling Requirements

California State law now requires businesses generating 8 cubic yards or more of organic waste to recycle the organic portion of their waste. On January 1, 2017 businesses generating 4 or more cubic yards of organic waste will be required to recycling … Continue reading »

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Conserve Water and Save Money

The City of West Sacramento is offering the Irrigation Efficiency Rebate Program. This program reimburses residents up to $500 for upgrading their old irrigation system to a new water-wise one. The rebate applies to the purchase and installation of irrigation … Continue reading »

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Solar Panel Installation Project

The City’s Solar Panel installation project is now complete. It included adding alternative power sources on four different properties. The total project cost was roughly 3 million dollars, and the net savings over 25 years is projected to be 4.5 million … Continue reading »

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Volunteers Needed to Plant Trees in W. Sacramento

The Trees for Tomorrow program is looking for volunteers to help to plant trees in West Sacramento on November 30 from 9 am to Noon. Keeping communities clean, green and cool is what Tree Davis is all about. Their goal … Continue reading »

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Participate in America Recycles Day Nov 12th

America Recycles Day is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. The local America Recycles Day event at the transfer station is an opportunity for residents to learn how their recyclables are sorted. The … Continue reading »

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Congratulations Steven in Southport, Our Drought Spotlight Honoree for September!

Steven in Southport worked to redesign his entire front yard without sacrificing beauty to create a water-friendly landscape! Learn how he used a different approach to make that change below: “When we purchased our house in 2011, we knew we would eventually renovate the existing … Continue reading »

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Free Shade Trees Available in West Sacramento

Our TREES for TOMORROW free tree workshops provide free trees and education to residents, businesses, schools, churches and non-profit organizations north of the barge canal. Our tree workshop dates are as follows: Tuesday, September 27th, 6pm-7pm West Sacramento Community Center – 1075 West Capitol Avenue … Continue reading »

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Learn How to Conserve Water and Energy at June 25 Green Event

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Bulky Waste Drop Off- Sat, June 18 located on 1951 S. River Rd.

 

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