Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection
70-100 Edom Hill Road, Cathedral City, CA 92235
The event is open to all Riverside County residents, whether one lives in one of the county’s 28 cities or in one of the communities that are unincorporated.
Accepted items include: 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 electronic waste items such as televisions, computers, VCRs and telephones.
The collection will not accept explosives, radioactive material, ammunition, asbestos, compressed-gas cylinders over 40 pounds, or infectious or medical waste other than sharps.
Limit the amount of waste transported to no more than 15 gallons, or 125 pounds maximum per vehicle. Individual containers should be no larger than five gallons nor weigh more than 50 pounds.
For more information, contact the Riverside County Department of Waste Resources at (951) 486-3200 or (800) 304-2226, or www.rcwaste.org/hhw.
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