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Stop Identity Theft Program

Stop Identity Theft Program - Document On-Site Shredding Event

To help stop identity theft and as a service to our residents, the City of Murrieta City Clerk Department is hosting a FREE Document On-Site Shredding Event. The event will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. or until the truck is filled to capacity. Residents may bring up to FIVE banker-sized boxes per trip, to the back parking lot of City Hall.

Items that may be included are paper documents such as legal, medical, financial, tax, bank, photos, and credit card statements (no need to remove staples or paper clips). Residents may also bring credit cards and CDs. No businesses please.

For more information on this event, please call (951) 461-6013.


FREE Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Murrieta, CA – The City of Murrieta will host a FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the rear parking lot of City Hall, located at 1 Town Square (24601 Jefferson Ave), Murrieta, CA 92562. This event will provide an opportunity for residents to drop off their household hazardous waste for proper and safe disposal. The collection event is sponsored and conducted by the Riverside County Waste Management Department.

Items accepted include: paints, solvents, cleaners, electronic devices, light tubes, automotive products, garden chemicals, and hobby and pool products. This program does not accept: appliances, tires, or trash, ammunition and explosives, asbestos, medication or radioactive materials. This is a great opportunity for community members to do some spring cleaning in the house and garage, and bring their household hazardous waste for collection (limit containers larger than five gallons or weighing more than 50 pounds).

The average home uses and stores more than 60 different hazardous products. Most household products like cleaners, paints, pesticides, and car products are safe if used and stored correctly. But, these same products can become dangerous when disposed of improperly. For example, if toxic household wastes are dumped into the gutter or down the drain, they will contaminate water, or disrupt the sewage treatment process. If they are thrown into the trash, they can injure or harm trash collectors. Leaving them stored for too long in cupboards or in the garage can also be dangerous to the household.

The residents of Murrieta are invited to do their part in ensuring household toxics are properly and safely disposed of – it's what’s best for the environment, and for the entire community! For additional information on the HHW collection event, please click on the link below for an event flyer.

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