VICTORVILLE – The City of Victorville is inviting residents to be part of the free neighborhood cleanup and free dump day on Saturday, March 4, 2017. This is being done to make things easier for residents who need to clean their yard up. The event will take place in the parking lot of the former Walmart on the northwest corner of Bear Valley Road and Balsam Avenue at 15272 Bear Valley Road, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Residents should enter the location from Balsam Avenue, and follow the signs to the event. City officials said that they will accept garden trimmings, broken fences, old furniture, mattresses, appliances, scrap metal, cardboard boxes, extra trash, and other debris free of charge during the event. No tires, TVs, computers, hazardous waste, paint, oil, compressed gas cylinders, dirt, or asbestos materials will be accepted at this event.
The event is open to City of Victorville residents only, proof of residency including a water or other utility bill is required. Business waste or commercial vehicles will not be accepted. Residents who have unapproved items to dispose of including mattresses, TVs, computers, tires, scrap metal, e-waste, and/or cardboard should use the City of Victorville Recycling Drop-off Center to dispose of the items. The Recycling Drop-off Center is located at 15164 Anacapa Rd., between Amargosa and Borego. It is open every Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Residents who have used motor oil, paint, batteries, or other hazardous materials can drop them off for free at the City of Victorville’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center (HHWCC), located on Loves Lane, off of Desert Knolls Drive, behind the County Fairgrounds. The HHWCC is open Wednesdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, about the Free Dump Day, the Victorville Recycling Drop-off Center, or HHWCC, residents should call City of Victorville Environmental Programs at (760) 955-8615 or go to VictorvilleRecycles.com.
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