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Posted on: August 2, 2019

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

Applications for the 2019 City of Modesto 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 the September 24th City Council meeting and a reception will be held in their honor, immediately following.  

The 2018 winners for their commitment in 2017 environmental stewardship were: 

Small Businesses: 

Tuolumne River Trust, The State Theatre, Operation 9-2-99, Thomas Downey High School, Modesto Tech Exchange, City of Modesto Environmental Services, Dry Creek Trails Coalition, Dittos Copy Center, Inc. and Habitat for Humanity-ReStore

Medium Businesses:

OpenDoor Services, Inc., Ustach Middle School, The Parks Group, Central Valley Trees and Landscape Services, Inc., Go Green with UCP Recycling Program, Community Hospice Hope Chest Thrift Stores, Almond Board of California and Modesto Junk Company, Inc. Recycling Center

Large Businesses:

James C. Enochs High School, Crystal Creamery, Gallo Center for the Arts, E. & J. Gallo Winery, DoubleTree by Hilton Modesto, Joseph A. Gregori High School and Modesto City Schools

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 30, 2019.

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