News from Riverside County
Riverside County, CA: All residents within the unincorporated communities of Desert Edge and Sky Valley will have the opportunity to dispose of their bulky waste, including tires, for free on Saturday, Feb. 2. This year’s Desert Edge/Sky Valley clean-up is also combined as a paper shredding event for residents to securely dispose documents.
The items will be accepted at a vacant lot next to All Star Burger in Desert Edge, 70-075 Dillon Rd., from 8 a.m. to noon.
Acceptable bulky items include tires – up to nine per trip, furniture, large appliances, bundled tree limbs and branches, electronic waste and small appliances.
Up to four boxes of documents will be accepted for shredding. No binders will be accepted.
Hazardous materials will NOT be accepted, including batteries, pool chemicals, transmission and brake fluids, herbicides, fertilizers, gasoline, motor parts, fluorescent light bulbs, paint, antifreeze, engines, motor oil, tub and tile cleaners and bleach.
Up to 15 gallons, or 125 pounds, of the above household hazardous waste items can be taken for free to the Waste Resources Department’s permanent collection site in Palm Springs, 1100 Vella Rd. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays, and at temporary sites throughout the year. More information is available at www.rcwaste.org or by calling 951-486-3200.
The Desert Edge/Sky Valley Community Clean-Up and Paper Shredding event is hosted by the Riverside County Department of Waste Resources and Burrtec Waste & Recycling Services, with the support of Supervisor V. Manuel Perez.
Supervisor V. Manuel Perez represents the eastern two-thirds of Riverside County on the Riverside County Board of Supervisors. Stretching from Palm Springs and Desert Hot Springs, south to the Salton Sea and east to Blythe and the Colorado River, the 4th District is the largest geographical district in the county.
Supervisor Perez’s office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.