The Valley Women’s Club of San Lorenzo Valley
Why Join the VWC?

Because you can make a difference, right here, at home.

What's Happening in the San Lorenzo Valley

Common Checkered Skipper

VOLUNTEER! San Lorenzo River Estuary Project • Aug. 21, 2019

With YOUR help the San Lorenzo River Estuary Project will improve the wildlife habitat. We welcome you to join us to increase the growth margins around established native plants, prune back bushes, liberate overgrown natives & mingle with other wonderful volunteers.
Eric Hammer & Kevin Foster

The Valley Women’s Club Wants Your Nominations for the 2019 Hammer-Marcum Awards for Outstanding Community Service!

The Hammer-Marcum Award will be presented to one or more individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the San Lorenzo
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Peter Wohlleben

Video: Hidden Life of Trees Author Appeals to PG&E’s Approach to Wildfire Management

We are pleased to share with you Peter Wohlleben video. He is the German author of the bestseller “Hidden Life
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PG&E equipment on Pilger Road. Nov. 9, 2018

Update on PG&E Wildfire Management Plan: Enhanced Vegetation Management Fails to Provide Safety from Wildfire

UPDATE – MAY 2019 The tragic wildfires of the past two years have highlighted decades of infrastructure neglect by PG&E
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Recycling at the bin

Recycling Centers to Close in Felton and Boulder Creek

With profound regret, the Valley Women’s Club of San Lorenzo Valley (VWC), after thirty years providing this valuable service to our community, announces the closure of its SLV Redemption/Recycling Centers (SLVRR) in Felton, Ben Lomond, and Boulder Creek
Recycling bottles and cans

The Lowdown on the Closedown of CRV Redemption/Recycling Centers

After more than 30 years operating the three Redemption/Recycling centers in the San Lorenzo Valley, the VWC is preparing to close down the centers, effective July 1. The Ben Lomond Transfer Station will continue to provide recycling services without any redemption options.

VWC Redemption Recycling Center

Dear VWC Members and Friends—

Most of us take our bottles and cans to the closest SLV Recycling Center (Felton, Read the rest

SLV Redemption/Recycling Centers Soon to Benefit from New Baler!

The SLV Redemption/Recycling Centers have many things to be very thankful for this year, even though we were challenged by the rapid ongoing reduction in the scrap value of materials that are crucial to help meet operating expenses. We are especially grateful for the Grant received from CalRecycle that will enable us to install a new baler.

CalRecycle Baler Grant Complete

The SLV Redemption Recycling Center’s of The San Lorenzo Valley, have many things to be very thankful for this year!… Read the rest

Baler Grant to Fund New Materials’ Baler for SLV Redemption/Recycling Centers at the Ben Lomond Transfer Station

One of the few truly essential pieces of equipment for the VWC Recycling Centers is the huge baler at the … Read the rest

Recycling Centers Enters New Phase- Welcome to new Director, Matt Harris!

With the resignation of Director Dave Wright, who has become a partner in a company that does strategic planning, the … Read the rest

Styrofoam Recycling: Densifier Project Update

Due to circumstances beyond our control we are unable to accept
or process Styrofoam. We are currently facing long term … Read the rest

Styrofoam Recycling to Begin in Santa Cruz County

Beginning January, 2015, Santa Cruz County residents and businesses will be able to recycle Styrofoam (aka expanded polystyrene, or EPS) … Read the rest

River & Road Volunteers Cleaned Up!

Over 100 volunteers participated in the 28th Annual River & Road Clean Up on Saturday, September 20, 2014 and hauled … Read the rest