Anza Transfer Station recycles

A 10-ton roll off bin is loaded onto a truck, filled to the top with recyclable metal. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Sieker photo
The Anza Transfer Station, commonly known as the dump, is where people living in the unincorporated Anza Valley can dispose of their trash. Weekends are busy with residents bringing loads of rubbish, from green waste to household garbage.Many people do not realize that the dump will take recyclable materials and there are bins, roll-off dumpsters and a compactor just for this purpose at the county's landfills and transfer stations. The Anza Transfer Station is no exception.The transfer station accepts most waste items, except toxic waste, tires, refrigerators, freezers, cement and roofing materials. The dump is designed to take residential garbage. The trash is collected, stored and transported to the landfill at Lamb Canyon, hence the term “transfer station.”The Riverside
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