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Are you confused about what Salinas Valley Recycles does? Do you know what to do with all of your waste?  Are you curious about sustainability?

Wally is here to answer it all.

Read through Wally’s previous answers and submit your own questions to media@svswa.org. Have a question that can’t wait, call 831 775-3000 to speak with one of Wally’s friends to get a quick answer.

Reusing items during COVID

Reusing items during COVID

Dear Wally Waste-Not, I recently went to the grocery store and brought my reusable bags but was told that I could not use them or even bring them in the...

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Trash/Litter from Vehicles

Trash/Litter from Vehicles

Dear Wally Waste-Not, I was driving down the road behind a pickup truck and some trash flew out from the back onto the road. Either they didn’t notice or...

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Salad Lover

Salad Lover

Dear Wally, I heard about all the bagged produce that doesn’t make it to stores going to Johnson Canyon Landfill for composting. How are you composting...

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Confused Recycler

Confused Recycler

Dear Wally, I keep hearing that recycling is changing and some people say it’s not even worth it anymore.  Where do I find out if what I’m putting in my...

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Green Christmas

Green Christmas

Dear Wally, I’m trying to do a “green” Christmas with gifts that will not increase my carbon footprint. I know thrift stores are great eco-friendly places to...

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Fees and Garbage Service Rates

Fees and Garbage Service Rates

Dear Wally, I just got a notice that my garbage bill is going up AGAIN!  What does my garbage bill cover? I feel like I’m spending a lot of money to get...

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Too Much Trash!

Too Much Trash!

Dear Wally Waste-Not, I saw your graphic of the new landfill section in your August Newsletter.  I’m just wondering what most people are disposing of to...

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Reusar articulos durente COVID

Reusar articulos durente COVID

Querido Wally Waste-Not, Recientemente fui al supermercado y llevé mis bolsas reutilizables, ¡pero me dijeron que no podía usarlas ni siquiera traerlas a la...

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Basura Desde sus Vehículos

Basura Desde sus Vehículos

Querido Wally Waste-Not, Estaba manejando detrás de una camioneta y algo de basura voló desde la parte trasera hacia la carretera. O no se dieron cuenta o no...

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Amante de Verduras

Amante de Verduras

Estimado Wally, He Oído acerca de todos los productos agrícolas en bolsas que no llegan a los supermercados, que vanal basurero Johnson Canyon para el...

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¿Qué va a dónde?

¿Qué va a dónde?

Querido Wally, Sigo escuchando que el reciclaje está cambiando y algunas personas dicen que ya no vale la pena reciclar. ¿Dónde me puedo informar si lo que...

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Navidad “verde”

Navidad “verde”

Querido Wally, Estoy tratando de festejar una Navidad "verde" con regalos que cuiden el medioambiente sin aumentar mi huella de carbono. Sé que las tiendas de...

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Es demasiada basura! 

Es demasiada basura! 

Querido Wally Wastenot, Vi la foto del la nuevo sección del basurero en el boletín de agosto. Me pregunto qué está tirando la mayoría de la gente para llenar...

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Matrícula

Matrícula

Querido Wally, Acabo de recibir un aviso de que mi factura de basura ¡volverá a aumentar! ¿Qué cubre mi factura de basura? Siento que estoy gastando mucho...

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