Citywide cleanup event is next Saturday


CR&R and the City of Canyon Lake will provide an opportunity to conveniently dispose of bulky items like e-waste, old furniture, appliances and more on Saturday, April 30, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot at Canyon Lake Community Church, 30515 Railroad Canyon Rd.

Items that will be accepted are normal household trash, tree trimmings (bundled in 4-foot lengths), couches, tables, appliances, mattresses, concrete, asphalt, sod, lumber, e-waste that is banned from landfills (such as computers, computer monitors, televisions) motor oil, antifreeze, and used car/motorcycle batteries. . For more information, contact CR&R at 800-755-8112.

Items that will not be accepted at the Citywide Cleanup Event are paints, solvents, light bulbs and fluorescents that are intact, and hazardous household items such as cleaning solutions, liquids, bleach, pool chemicals and pesticides. These items may be disposed of on the first Saturday of each month (except December and January), from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Household Hazardous Waste City Maintenance Facility in Lake Elsinore, 521 N. Langstaff St.

Residents also can drop off donations for Animal Friends of the Valley, including donations of bleach, cat food, dog food (Pedigree and Iams), towels, and pet beds.