By Staff Reports
(Victorville) – High Desert residents are invited to attend the first Shred Fest and Mulch Giveaway of 2017 at the Victor Valley Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) this Saturday, Feb. 4, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.. The Victor Valley MRF is located at 17000 Abbey Lane, in Victorville, just off of Stoddard Wells Road. All activities are FREE and open to all residents of the High Desert.
Free Shred-Fest: High Desert residents can bring up to four banker boxes of 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 will be permitted.
Free Mulch and Compost Giveaway: Area residents can pick up free mulch during the event. This is a “self-serve” giveaway, so residents will need to bring their own shovels and containers to transport the mulch. The limit is 50 gallons per resident.
Free Drop-off of TVs, Computers, Appliances, Mattresses/Box springs: Area residents and businesses can bring TVs, computers, scrap metal, electronic waste, mattresses, box springs, appliances, and other recyclables to drop-off for free at the RECYCLE ALLEY drop-off area.
Free Reusable Grocery Bags: Each of the first 200 visitors will receive a free reusable shopping bag.
Residents can also visit the MRF’s buyback center to redeem CRV bottles and cans for cash.
The Victor Valley MRF serves as the processing center for recyclables from Apple Valley and Victorville. The MRF has a buyback center for CRV, plus the “Recycle Alley” Drop-off Recycling Center is open to the public and businesses. It is regularly open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 12p.m..
These events are sponsored by Burrtec Waste Industries and the City of Victorville. For more information, contact the City of Victorville Recycling Program at (760) 955-8615 or the Victor Valley MRF at (760) 241-1284.