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Organics Recycling is More Than Just Food Waste

Did you know that you can place paper items in your organics recycling cart (brown lid) along with food scraps and yard trimmings? Paper items such as greasy pizza boxes, paper towels, napkins, paper plates and cups can be placed in your organics cart to be composted at a commercial composting facility. For more info, visit EnviroWoodland.org/Organics.

Bulky Waste Drop-Off Items

New Bulky Waste Program

Due to the event’s popularity, Waste Management and the City of Woodland are making changes this year that we hope will provide you with more flexibility.

The FREE bulky waste drop off event will now span the entire month of April and will be located at the Yolo County Landfill. Please note: Landfill will be closed April 21 for Easter.

All Woodland residents can drop off bulky items for free at the landfill using a voucher being mailed to residents in March. A maximum of 5 cubic yards of bulky waste or the equivalent of a full-size pickup truck, full-size van or small trailer (less than 3 feet high and less than 8 feet long) can be can be dropped off for free. Residents must bring the voucher and proof of residence (recent utility bill, WM bill, driver’s license, etc.) to the landfill with the items they would like to dispose of.

For more information, contact Waste Management at (530) 662-8748 or visit Waste Management's webpage.

Tires

Free Tire Amnesty Events

Yolo County residents can recycle their waste tires for FREE at these tire amnesty events in April:

  • Wednesday, April 10, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
    Esparto Recycling & Transfer Station
    27075 County Rd 19A, Esparto


  • Saturday, April 27, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
    Yolo County Central Landfill
    44090 County Rd 28H, Woodland

Open to all Yolo County residents. Proof of residency required. Limit 9 tires per vehicle without a permit. No business generated tires, heavy equipment, solid or foam tires, or tires with a diameter greater than 60 in.

To obtain a permit to haul up to 20 tires, contact Yolo County Environmental Health at (530) 666-8646.

Fix-a-Leak Week

Fix-A-Leak Week

Mark your calendars! Fix-a-Leak Week is March 18-24.


Leaks can be expensive, wasteful, and can cause property damage over time if left unfixed. Did you know that household leaks can waste nearly 1 trillion gallons of water annually nationwide? The most common types of leaks found in the home are worn toilet flappers, dripping faucets, and other leaking valves.

With the help from AquaHawk it is now easier than ever to identify possible leaks at your home or business. To check your water use and other leak detection resources visit cityofwoodland.org/FixaLeakWeek.
 
And remember, finding leaks isn’t just for Fix-a-Leak Week, you can always be on the hunt for leaks all year long.

Plant Sale

Plant Sales at UC Davis Arboretum

Thinking about adding a new plants to your landscape? Visit the Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden as they hold plant sale fundraisers in April and May. Come shop at their one-acre nursery filled with tens of thousands of attractive, low-water, easy-care plants perfect for our region.

  • Saturday, April 6, 9 am - 1 pm
  • Saturday, April 27, 9 am - 1 pm
  • Saturday, May 11, 9 am - 1 pm (public clearance)

Located at 920 Garrod Drive, Davis. Visit arboretum.ucdavis.edu for more information.

Big Blue Barn Thrift Store

Big Blue Barn Thrift Store

Visit the Big Blue Recycling Barn for their 50% off sale happening this Friday and Saturday, March 15 & 16 from 9 am to 3 pm at the Yolo County Landfill (44090 County Road 28H, Woodland).

Save the Dates!

Visit the EnviroWoodland booths at these upcoming events:

California Honey Festival - Saturday, May 4

Woodland Street Cruisers Car Show - Saturday, May 11

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