The following notice was received from Riverside County. On Saturday, Idyllwild residents can bring hazardous material to the county Roads facility just beyond the fire station on the right.
May 11, 2010
Contact: Diane Christensen, Waste Management Program Administrator
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event in Idyllwild
A Household Hazardous Waste Collection event is scheduled on May 15 in Idyllwild at the Riverside County Road Yard, starting at 9 a.m. The collection is open to all Riverside County residents.
The Riverside County Household Hazardous Waste Collection event will accept residentially generated household hazardous wastes from Riverside County residents only. Business or non-profit waste will not be accepted. Typical wastes include used motor oil, paint, antifreeze, household and automotive batteries, pesticides, cleaning products, sharps (needles/syringes or lancets), fluorescent lamps, and electronic wastes such as televisions, computers, VCRs and telephones. Limit the amount of waste transported to no more than 5 gallons or 50 pounds maximum per vehicle.
The collection will not accept explosives, radioactives, ammunition, asbestos, compressed gas cylinders over 40 pounds, and infectious or medical waste other than sharps.
Event is subject to cancellation during inclement weather or for other hazardous conditions as determined by the county. The event will go from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Riverside County Road Yard, 25780 Johnson Road, Idyllwild, CA 92549. For questions or information, call (951) 486-3200 or (800) 304-2226.