VIP Launches #BringBacktheBlueBin Campaign

Valley Improvement Projects has officially launched our #BringBacktheBlueBin campaign! Modesto had one of the first curbside recycling programs in the country in the early 1970s. Today Modesto sends its “waste” to the local incinerator to burn and does not sort all of the recyclable material out. The local incinerator, Covanta, makes profits off of burning … Continue reading VIP Launches #BringBacktheBlueBin Campaign

VIP Seeks to Improve Modesto’s Earth Day Festival

Valley Improvement Projects is grateful that Modesto has an annual Earth Day event and pleased by some of the groups, vendors, and activities offered. Unfortunately, we feel there is a trend of polluting and environmental unfriendly companies and agencies trying to “green-wash” their image through public relations and publicity stunts while simultaneously opposing emerging renewable … Continue reading VIP Seeks to Improve Modesto’s Earth Day Festival