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News Release

Free Household Hazardous and E-Waste Collection Event to be Held April 15

For immediate release: April 11, 2017

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The City of Moreno Valley is providing residents with a free opportunity to dispose of hazardous materials during the Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste Collection Event on Saturday April 15.

Only residentially generated waste will be accepted. Waste will not be accepted from businesses or non-profit organizations.

Residents are allowed multiple trips, but are limited to 125 pounds or 15 gallons of material per trip. Individual containers should not exceed five gallons or weigh more than 50 pounds.

Household Hazardous and E‑Waste Collection Event

Saturday, April 15
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
City Corporate Yard
15670 Perris Boulevard
Moreno Valley

The HHW and E-Waste Collection Event will accept:

  • Household products (used chemicals, paint, pesticides, light bulbs, etc.)
  • Used motor oil, antifreeze, and fuel
  • Household and automotive batteries
  • Sharps (needles/syringes or lancets)
  • Electronic waste (televisions, computers, VCRs, telephones, etc.)

The HHW and E-Waste Collection Event will NOT accept:

  • Explosives
  • Radioactive waste
  • Ammunition
  • Asbestos waste
  • Compressed gas cylinders over 40 pounds
  • Infectious or medical waste (other than sharps)
  • Bulky Items (sofas, mattresses, appliances, used tires, etc.)

Unacceptable items SHOULD NOT be thrown out with the regular trash or placed in curbside recycling containers. Residents may schedule free curbside collection of bulky items with Waste Management by calling 800.423.9986. Bulky items may also be taken to the Waste Management Transfer Station, located at 17700 Indian Street, Moreno Valley. The Hazardous Household and E-Waste Collection Event supports the City’s Keep Moreno Valley Beautiful Program. The collection event is held in partnership with the Riverside County Department of Waste Resources. For more information about the Free Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Collection Event visit www.moval.org or contact the City’s Recycling Program at 951.413.3109.

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Upon request, this news release will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation in order to participate in this meeting should direct such requests to Guy Pegan, ADA Coordinator, at 951.413.3120 at least 72 hours before the meeting. The 72-hour notification will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.


Samantha Bloch
Management Analyst