Vineyard, Winery & Ag Recycling Days

Published on October 15, 2014


The Sonoma County Winegrowers, the Sonoma County Agricultural Commissioner’s office and The Ratto Group are co-sponsoring two upcoming opportunities to recycle various vineyard materials and plastic containers at no charge.

On October 29, from 9:00am to 3:00pm, Plastic Pesticide Containers will be accepted at the Healdsburg Corporation Yard located at 17270 Healdsburg Avenue at Alexander Valley Road in Healdsburg. The containers must have their lids and labels removed and be triple-rinsed, punctured and dried. A Pesticide Container Rinse Certification form is required and attached below. For additional information on the program call Pete Albers at 707-565-2371.

On November 6, from 8:00am- 2:00pm, a free Vineyard, Winery & Ag Materials Recycling Day will be held at the Sonoma County Transfer Station located at 166 Alexander Valley Rd., Healdsburg. Accepted for FREE: drip hose, drip tube and tape, steel posts, PVC and metal irrigation pipe, grow tubes, plastic sheeting, trellis wire and clean rolled and tied bird netting. Pressure-treated wood will not be accepted. This recycling event is co-sponsored by The Ratto Group. A materials description form is required and is attached on the flyer below. For information on materials, contact Jerry Roy at jerry@unicycler.com. For general information contact Karen at 707-522-5862 or karen@sonomawinegrape.org.

Both recycling events are open to all members of the agriculture community with the listed acceptable items to recycle and the appropriate completed forms.
For more information on either event contact Karen Thomas at 707-522-5862 or karen@sonomawinegrape.org.