Free Bulky Waste Disposal and Paper Shredding Event for Desert Edge and Sky Valley Residents Scheduled Saturday
DESERT EDGE/SKY VALLEY – All residents within the unincorporated communities of Desert Edge and Sky Valley will have the opportunity to dispose of their bulky waste and shred papers for free on Saturday, Feb. 15.
The items will be accepted at the Riverside County Transportation Department’s Maintenance Yard in Desert Edge/Sky Valley, 19-003 Bennett Rd., from 8 a.m. to noon.
Acceptable bulky items include tires without rims – up to nine per trip, furniture, appliances, bundled tree limbs and branches, and electronic waste.
Up to five 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.