Free Bulky Waste Disposal Event in Desert Hot Springs Area Scheduled Saturday
DESERT HOT SPRINGS – All residents within the unincorporated area of Riverside County near the City of Desert Hot Springs, will have the opportunity to dispose of their bulky waste, including tires, for free on Saturday, April 20.
The unincorporated communities served by this clean-up include the Bubbling Wells neighborhood and B Bar H Ranch southeast of the city, Cholla Gardens, Mission Lakes Country Club, North Palm Springs and Windy Point.
The items will be accepted at the parking lot of Bubbling Wells Elementary School, 67-501 Camino Campanero, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240, 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.
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 Hot Springs Area Community Clean-Up is hosted by the Riverside County Department of Waste Resources and Desert Valley Disposal, with the support of Supervisor V. Manuel Perez.