Getting Here: Sustainable Travel and Accommodation Options

The 2024 Zero Waste Symposium is committed to sustainability, and we encourage attendees to utilize eco-friendly travel options to get to the event at the SOMO Village Event Center on May 2nd, 2024, from 8 am to 5 pm.

SOMO Village Event Center, 1100 Valley House Dr, Rohnert Park, CA 94928

Here’s a breakdown of some sustainable travel options:

By Train:

Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART): This passenger train service operates from Larkspur Landing in Marin County to Sonoma County Airport Station (STS) in Santa Rosa. The Cotati stop is less than a 30 minute walk to the Event Center

By Bus:

Sonoma County Transit (SCT): SCT operates several lines serving Rohnert Park. Plan your trip using their website ( or download their app. Consider these routes:

  • Route 10: Travels from Santa Rosa Transit Mall to Petaluma Transit Mall, stopping near the event center at Copeland St & Redwood Dr.
  • Route 14: Travels from Coddingtown Mall to Petaluma Transit Mall, stopping near the event center at Copeland St & Redwood Dr.
  • Route 90: Travels from Sonoma State University to Coddingtown Mall, offering connecting options to Rohnert Park.

By Bike:

For the adventurous and weather-permitting, consider cycling! Sonoma County boasts beautiful scenery and dedicated bike paths. May is National Bike Month!


Limited parking is available at the SOMO Village Event Center. To promote sustainability, carpooling or using alternative transportation is highly encouraged.

Embrace the “zero waste” spirit and choose a sustainable option for your travel to the symposium!

Hotel Accommodations

This year, we are excited to offer a discounted rate for several rooms for those wishing to stay locally before or after the Symposium.

Navigate to Oxford Suites Sonoma County's website, and use promo code: RECOLOGY

As a certified Green Hotel, Oxford Suites, Sonoma County, is proud to take measures towards zero waste. They have eliminated one-time-use items as much as possible and instead provide refillable bottles of shampoo, conditioner, soap, and lotion in every room. In addition, they have replaced single-use plastic items with glassware throughout the hotel as much as possible.

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