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 2018 Free Backyard Compost Seminars.  Learn how to recycle yard clippings and fruit and vegetable scraps into a valuable soil amendment right in your own yard.  Vermicomposting and gardening topics included.

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The Recycling and Solid Waste Division provides garbage, recycling, yard waste collection and street sweeping to more than 124,000 residential customers in the City of Sacramento.

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Mar 22 - A common Waste Wizard search has been for clothing and shoes. Find out what the Waste Wizard says here: Read Post

Mar 21 - City continues to lead by example by increasing the sustainability of its Fleet! Read Post

Mar 20 - Sacramento adopting new voting procedures. Learn how to vote in three easy steps. Read Post

Mar 19 - There doesn't seem to be any perfect March Madness 2018 brackets after the big upsets. Remember to recycle them! =) #SacRecyle Read Post

Mar 12 - Two sessions: 8-9AM and 9-10AM Learn how to recycle leaves, yard clippings, fruit and vegetable scraps, etc. into a valuable soil amendment right in your own backyard. There is also a session on vermicomposting (composting with worms in containers). Making your own compost is a great way to save money, improve the quality of your soil, and reduce the amount of waste that is sent to landfills. Attendees will receive a composting guide and are able to purchase a GEOBIN Compost Bin at a special seminar prices of $15 (limited to one per household, City residents only, must attend seminar to receive special offer). Free coffee is provided by Starbucks! Sponsored by the City of Sacramento Recycling and Solid Waste Division with support from the Department of Parks and Recreation Community Garden Program, Worm Fancy, Green Restaurant Alliance of Sacramento (GRAS), and Master Gardners. Read Post