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Riverside County's Backyard Composting Program has been developed to aid the residents of Riverside County in composting their organic material, into a useful product and keep more waste out of our landfills. Check the above link for more information about the Master Composting Program and for workshop locations and schedule. For more information please visit:
Do you have usable items that you want to get rid of or could you use free or low cost surplus or used functional items? CalMAX is prepared and updated by the California Integrated Waste Management Board. Individuals and organizations can post items needed and usable items that are no longer needed. Items are listed by counties and provided via the internet. To learn more about this FREE service call (877) 520-9703 or visit:
Black = TrashBlue or Grey = RecyclingGreen = Green WasteFor more information please visit: CR&R Residential Services
Please review our Household Hazardous Waste document (PDF) to learn more about the proper disposal of household hazardous waste.
Please do not place these items in the recycling cart StyrofoamPlastic bagsOrganics (yard/food waste) Construction wasteElectronicsHousehold hazardous waste (cleaners, pesticides, paints, light bulbs, medications, etc.)
The California Integrated Waste Management Act (CIWMA) of 1989 mandates that all cities and counties in California reduce solid waste disposed at landfills generated within their jurisdictions by 50%. Cities and Counties that do not meet the State goals may be fined up to $10,000 per day.
The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources manages backyard composting programs, waste education, and the household hazardous waste events for all county residents.