Free Bulky Waste Disposal Event in Thousand Palms Set for Saturday
THOUSAND PALMS – All residents within the unincorporated community of Thousand Palms will have the opportunity to dispose of their bulky waste, including tires, for free on Saturday, Jan. 11.
The items will be accepted at the parking lot of Della S. Lindley Elementary School in Thousand Palms, 31-495 Robert Rd., from 8 a.m. to noon.
Acceptable bulky items include tires – up to nine per trip, furniture, appliances, bundled tree limbs and branches and electronic waste.
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 Thousand Palms Community Clean-Up is hosted by the Riverside County Department of Waste Resources and Burrtec Waste & Recycling Services, with the support of Supervisor V. Manuel Perez.