First Shred Fest & Mulch Giveaway Of 2012

By Staff Reports

(Victorville)–High Desert residents are invited to attend the Victor Valley Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) Shred-Fest and Mulch Giveaway on Saturday, February 4th, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.  The Victor Valley MRF is located at 17000 Abbey Lane, in Victorville, just off of Stoddard Wells Road—right on the way to the County landfill.  All activities are FREE and open to all residents of the High Desert.

During Saturday’s event, Victor Valley residents can bring up to four bankers boxes of confidential paper documents to be shredded; pick up mulch and compost (50 gallon limit); drop off appliances, scrap metal, and TVs for free; visit the “Recycle Alley” drop-off center; and visit the public Buy Back center to redeem CA CRV, newspapers, and cardboard.

Following are more details about the activities:

Free Shred-Fest: High Desert residents can bring up to four bankers boxes of confidential paper documents to be shredded for free.  All Purpose Document Destruction will have a truck on site, so residents can watch their documents get shredded.  The free shredding is for paper documents from residents only.  No business materials.

Free Mulch Giveaway: Area residents can pick up free mulch on Saturday at the MRF.  This is a “self-serve” giveaway, so residents will need to bring their own shovels and containers to load the mulch into. Limit 50 gallons per resident.

Free Drop-off of TVs, Computers, Scrap Metal, and Appliances: On Saturday, residents can bring TVs, computers, scrap metal, and appliances to drop-off for free at the RECYCLE ALLEY drop off area.

In addition, residents can also visit the MRFs buy back center and redeem their separated CRV bottles and cans for cash.

The Victor Valley MRF serves as the processing center for recyclables from Apple Valley and Victorville’s curbside and commercial/business recycling programs.  The MRF is also a buy back and drop-off recycling center open to the public and businesses.  It is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.

For More Information:  Contact the City of Victorville Recycling Program at 955-8615 or the Victor Valley MRF at 241-1284.

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