By Staff Reports
(Victorville) – Do you plan to spruce up your yard or neighborhood? The City of Victorville and Victorville Disposal are joining forces to host the first planned Free Dump Day of the year on Saturday, Feb. 24. This event is free for all Victorville residents and will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. next to the Victor Valley Materials Recovery Facility located at 17000 Abbey Ln., off of Stoddard Wells Road in Victorville.
Garden trimmings, broken fences, old furniture, toilets, mattresses, appliances, scrap metal, cardboard boxes, and extra trash can be disposed of free of charge during the event. No tires, hazardous waste, paint, oil, compressed cylinders, dirt, or asbestos materials will be accepted.
This Free Dump Day is for City of Victorville residents only, and proof of Victorville residency such as a current water or utility bill is required. No business waste will be accepted. An additional Free Dump Day event is planned for June 9, and the Victorville Community Clean Up Day (city-wide litter cleanup event with volunteers) is scheduled for April 14.
The City of Victorville provides other convenient disposal options throughout the year. City residents who have tires, TVs, computers, or other electronic wastes can drop off these recyclable items for free at the City of Victorville Recycling Center located at 15164 Anacapa Rd. The Recycling Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Hazardous materials including paint and motor oil can be dropped off for free at the City of Victorville Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Center located on Loves Lane, off of Desert Knolls Drive, behind the County Fairgrounds. The HHW Collection Center is open every Wednesday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information about the Free Dump Day on Feb. 24 and other clean up and disposal programs, residents should call the City of Victorville Environmental Programs Division at (760) 955-8615 or visit VictorvilleRecycles.com.