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Posted on: September 22, 2023

[ARCHIVED] City of Murrieta Hosts Free Waste Drop-Off Event on Saturday, September 30!

Waste Drop Off Event September 2023

City of Murrieta Hosts Free Waste Drop-Off Event in Partnership with Waste Management
This year’s event features FREE document shredding, bulky item drop off, and compost mulch pickup!

On Saturday, September 30, 2023, between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m., the City of Murrieta is hosting a free bulky item drop-off event in partnership with Waste Management. The community is invited to get rid of extra bulky items and/or documents for shredding at Murrieta City Hall (1 Town Square, Murrieta, CA 92562). In addition, the City is excited to offer a free compost mulch pickup station for the first time. Compost mulch is available until supply runs out. Shovels will be provided, but interested residents should bring a tarp or bags to put the compost mulch on/in. 

Examples of acceptable waste drop-off items include washers, dryers, electronic equipment, microwaves, air conditioners, computers, refrigerators, freezers, chairs, couches, tables, box springs, mattresses, barbecues, patio furniture, bundled branches, and bagged green waste. Papers for shredding can have staples in them. 

Examples of items that will not be accepted are tires, latex, oil or paint, fluorescent light tubes, empty drums, batteries, motor parts of motor oil, pool chemicals, commercial or remodeling waste, transmission/brake fluid, weed killers/herbicides, bleach, or tub cleaners, fertilizers, pesticides and rodent poisons, anti-freeze, solvents, gasoline, engines, sharps, or pharmaceuticals. 

This event is exclusively for Murrieta residents and is free of charge (identification will be required with a driver’s license, utility bill, etc.). Follow the City on social media or check the City’s website for updates and more details before the event. Please call Waste Management at (800) 423-9986 with any questions regarding acceptable and non-acceptable items.

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