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Posted on: July 12, 2017

[ARCHIVED] City of Modesto Business Recycling Awards Application Now Available

Each year, the City of Modesto honors businesses and organizations for their outstanding achievements and efforts to "Reduce-Reuse-Recycle" waste products.  Applications for the 2017 Business Recycling Awards are now available to any commercial business, organization or non-profit group located within the Modesto city limits.  Winners will be chosen in each of the following categories:

  • Small Business - under 20 employees
  • Medium Business - 21 to 100 employees
  • Large Business - over 100 employees

Honorees will be notified and recognized at an October City Council meeting and a reception will be held in their honor.  The 2016 winners for their commitment in 2015 to environmental stewardship were:

  • Small Businesses:  Downey High School Environmental Club, Once Upon a Child, The State Theatre and Universal Recycling
  • Medium Businesses:  Boyett Petroleum, Community Hospice-Hope Chest Thrift Stores, Dry Creek Trails Coalition, Gregori High School, Modesto Junk Co. Recycling Center, Operation 9-2-99 and United Cerebral Palsy of Stanislaus County
  • Large Businesses:  Center for Human Services, Crystal Creamery, Doubletree by Hilton Modesto, Gallo Center for the Arts, James C. Enochs High School and Vintage Faire Mall

Applications are available by calling the Solid Waste Division at (209) 577-5495, visiting our website at  or sending an email request to  Applications are due no later than August 21, 2017.

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