Desert Edge and Sky Valley residents will have the opportunity to dispose of bulky household waste and shred paper for free in Desert Hot Springs on Saturday.

Tires, furniture, appliances, bundled tree limbs, paper for shredding and electronic waste are among the items that can be discarded during the event from 8 a.m. to noon at the Riverside County Transportation Department’s Maintenance Yard, 19-003 Bennett Rd.

Only nine tires are allowed per trip and residents will need to unload their waste from their vehicle.

The free event hosted by the Riverside County Department of Waste Resources is specified for Desert Edge and Sky Valley residents only and only waste from households, not businesses, will be accepted.

Hazardous materials such as batteries, pool chemicals, brake fluids, paint and fluorescent light bulbs will not be accepted. Anyone who wishes to dispose of such hazardous waste can do so at the county facility in Palm Springs, at 1100 Vella Road, which is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays.

Additional information can be found at or by calling 951-486-3200.

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