Earth Day Napa 2024

Earth Day Napa 

Saturday April 20th – Oxbow Commons – 11AM – 4PM

Celebrate Earth Day with us!

  • Fun for all ages
  • Interactive booths
  • Live music
  • Dance performances
  • Crafts
  • Games
  • And more!

Want to do something hands-on for the Earth before the festival? Join the Napa RCD’s Earth Day Cleanup from 9-11AM. Get more information at www.naparcd.org!

100% of beer and wine sale proceeds go to the EECNC Field Trip Bus Grant Program & the Darcy Aston Environmental Advocacy Scholarship for Napa County students.

More info at: EarthDayNapa.com

Napa Community Cleanup – Earth Day

Celebrate 20 Years of the Earth Day Napa Community Cleanup! Volunteer to be part of this citywide event!

April 20, 2024, 9am–11:30am

Cleanup sites:

  • Downtown Napa at Main & Pearl
  • Downtown Napa at the Napa County Library
  • South Jefferson Wetlands
  • Oxbow District at CIA Copia
  • Vintage High School at the quad
  • Kennedy Park at the boat launch
  • Vine Trail entrance at Hartle Court
  • Riverside Drive at the boat launch (kayak-based cleanup with Enjoy Napa Valley Kayak Rentals)

Volunteering is easy! Just pick a site that works for you, and check in with the site captain for further instructions!

Registration appreciated is not required.

We encourage you to BYO bucket, gloves and reusable water bottle if available. Buckets, bags, and reusable gloves will otherwise be provided.

Wear sunscreen, closed-toed shoes and clothes that you are willing to get dirty.

Children under 18 are required to have a liability waiver form signed by a parent or legal guardian. Waivers can be completed by registering online.

For Earth Day Napa Community Cleanup info, visit NapaRCD.org/EarthDay2024 or email [email protected] or 707-690-3117.

Special thanks to: Napa RCD, Napa Recycling, City of Napa, Napa County Flood Control & Water Conservation District, Friends of the Napa River, Napa Valley CanDo

 

BIKE FEST 2024

  • Have you or your kids outgrown your bikes? 

  • Are you in the market for a two-wheeled way to go to work, to school, or to the store? 

  • Are you missing that one part or accessory to make your ride even better? 

-The Bike Swap-

at Napa Bikefest has you covered!

MAKE A DEAL with one of the sellers to trader your old bike for a different new-to-you bike, or buy a used bike at a great price.

 

YOU CAN ALSO DONATE used bikes in good condition at the swap if you would like to contribute to a great cause.

 

Sunday, May 5th from 9am-3pm at South Napa Century Center – check out www.napabike.org/bikefest to learn more.

 

IS YOUR BICYCLE BEYOND re-use or repair? Do you have old bike parts or accessories you aren’t sure what to do with?

Check out our What do I do With? Guide for recycling and disposal details.

UC Master Gardeners of Napa County

Tomato Plant Sale 

Saturday, April 13th, 9am – until sold out. Cash or check only.

1710 Soscol Ave, just south of Central Valley Hardware.

Information on:
• How to Plant
• Growing in Containers
• Dealing with Pests & Disease
• Companion Planting
• Outsmarting the Gophers
• Proper Trellising

See the website for a complete list:
https://napamg.ucanr.edu/TomatoSale/

BYOB–Bring your own box


For more Master Gardeners programs, visit napamg.ucanr.edu.

University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources

UC Master Gardeners of Napa County – (707) 253-4221

Compost Available!

* Enrich your soil naturally * Fight climate change * Prevent erosion * Conserve water * Close the loop * Save money!

Organic Compost available for purchase at the Napa Recycling & Composting Facility – 820 Levitin Way, American Canyon:

  • Organic Compost Only $14/cubic yard! (+ tax).
  • We deliver within our service area (additional fees apply).

Napa’s local compost is perfect for vineyards, farms, gardens, yards and landscaping projects.

See our Organic Compost for Sale page for more details.

Compost Certifications

 

 

Free Backyard Composting Workshops!

 

MARCH 23rd 10AM – 12PM
BACKYARD COMPOSTING – HAGAFEN WINERY

APRIL 27th 12PM – 2PM
BACKYARD & WORM COMPOSTING – NAPA SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER

MAY 18th 10AM – 12PM
BACKYARD & WORM COMPOSTING – NAPA VALLEY COLLEGE UPPER VALLEY CAMPUS

SEPTEMBER 7th 11AM – 1PM
BACKYARD & WORM COMPOSTING – UC COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OFFICE

Registration in advance is required.

For more information and to register, go here.

Local Stores That Sell Certified Compostable Bags

Note that locations and products available may change without notice. The list is for informational purposes only. Certified compostable bags can also be purchased at Costco and from many online retailers (including Amazon).

Browns Valley Market
3263 Browns Valley Rd
BioBag
3 gal, 13 gal

Clark’s Ace Hardware
325 Lincoln Ave
Ecosafe
2.6 gal

Home Depot
225 Soscol Ave
BioBag
3 gal, *more options online

Little Joe’s Janitorial
2778 Jefferson St
Repurpose
13 gal, 23 gal, 33 gal

Lola’s Market
2750 Old Sonoma Rd
Repurpose
13 gal

Lucky Supermarkets
1312 Trancas St; 2355 California Blvd
BioBag, Pacific Coast Selections, Repurpose
3 gal, 13 gal

Nob Hill Foods
611 Trancas St
Natur-Bag, Repurpose
3 gal, 13 gal

Outdoor Supply Hardware
3980 Bel Aire Plaza
Natur-Bag
3 gal, 13 gal

Raley’s
217 Soscol Ave
Natur-Bag, Repurpose
3 gal, 13 gal

Safeway
3375 Jefferson St; 103 American Canyon Rd
Repurpose, Open Nature
3 gal, 13 gal

Target
205 Soscol Ave; 4000 Bel Aire Plaza
Matter
3 gal, 13 gal, *more options online

Walgreens
1685 Trancas St
BioBag
3 gal, 33 gal

Walmart
681 Lincoln Ave
Matter
3 gal, 13 gal, 33gal, *more options online

Whole Foods Market
3682 Bel Aire Plaza
Biobag, Matter
3 gal, 13 gal, *more options online

Zeller’s Ace Hardware
819 Randolph St
Ecosafe
2.6 gal, 13 gal

Compost it.

 

Napa City and County residents threw out 8% less trash – and composted nearly 17,000 more tons – during the first nine years of the food composting program. Thanks for helping reduce waste, decrease emissions and create local organic compost!

But, we can do better…there are still thousands of tons of compostables going to the landfill. Join your neighbors and compost all your food scraps and soiled paper – check out our curbside composting page for all the details!

Composting Facility Awards

Our facility is racking up the awards!

  • 2021 California Resource Recovery Association Dave Hardy Leadership in Organics Award
  • 2022 United States Composting Council Large-Scale Compost Manufacturer of the Year

Want an in-depth look into Napa’s Recycling & Composting Facility?

Check out our facility tour video.

Cool Your Coals!

Do not put hot coals or ashes in your carts!

Hot ashes or coals can cause severe burns and fire damage to properties. Follow these safety measures when disposing of them:

  • Use metal cans no more than 30 gallons in size with tight-fitting metal lids.
  • Fill cans with hot ashes only halfway so they cool quickly and are light in weight.
  • Secure metal lids on cans to prevent spread of sparks or embers.
  • Check, stir, and water your ash cans for several days until completely cool.
  • Avoid adding more hot coals on top of the cool coals by using a set of cans that can be used sequentially.
  • Check to be sure that ashes are completely cool before placing them in your cart.
  • Please note that cooled ash and coals from wood fires and lump charcoal can go in the compost cart, while cooled ash and coals from charcoal briquettes needs to go in the landfill cart due to the chemical additives present in the briquettes.