County waste department offers free household hazardous-waste collection Saturday for Idyllwild area

Hazardous waste collection in Idyllwild is Saturday, May 11, and is open to all Riverside County residents. Valley News/Courtesy photo
The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources has scheduled a free household hazardous-waste collection event Saturday (5/11) in Idyllwild. The collection is open to all Riverside County residents.The department provides an opportunity for Riverside County residents to keep hazardous waste out of the county landfills and ensure it is properly managed.  The event will accept residentially generated household hazardous waste from Riverside County residents only.  Waste from businesses or non-profits will not be accepted.  Typical waste includes used motor oil, paint, antifreeze, household and automotive batteries, pesticides, cleaning products, sharps (needles/syringes or lancets)in a sharps container, unused medication (except controlled substances), fluorescent lamps, and ele
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