|El Centro Community Clean-up Event
El Centro Evento de Limpieza de la Comunidad
|CR&R Recommends You Remember the Following On Collection Day|
|CR&R Observes the Following Holidays|
|Approximate Container Sizes
Residents will receive a set of the following containers.
If your cart becomes damaged due to normal wear and tear you may contact customer service to have it exchanged. We perform exchanges on your normal collection day by separate truck.
Christmas tree collection will begin on December 26th for a two week period through January 9th. Please remove all ornaments, lights, stands, and cut the tree in half if over 6 feet tall. If possible, please place your tree bottom first and upright in your green waste container. If you cannot use the green waste container or do not have one, place your tree curbside on your service day and our tree collectors will come by in a separate truck, there is no need to call the office.
It's important to identify and remove materials unsuitable for recycling. Please review this section for more information on the Do's and Don'ts for Recycling. You may also contact our Customer Service and request a "Waste and Recycling Services Guide".
Milk or Juice Cartons
Chipboard (Cereal/Cracker Boxes)
Any White Paper
Mixed Products such as combinations of paper and metal
Please remove liquids, lids and food residue from all recyclables before placing them in the recycling container.
PET: soft drink bottles, photo film canisters
HDPE: detergent containers, plastic water/milk containers, pails, t-shirt bags
PVC: sprinkler pipe
LDPE: trash can liners, shrink wrap, grocery bags
PP: yogurt containers, luggage, drinking straws
PS: plastic plates, cups egg cartons, food trays
Other: Tupperware and mixed plastic containers
No Mixed Products (ie plastic/metal combination)
Empty Aerosol Cans
Metal Coat Hangers
Food and Juice Jars
Empty Paint Cans (dry paint is OK)
No Mixed Products such as combinations of metal and paper
Food and Beverage Bottles
Glass Jars and Bottles
Liquor, Soda and Juice Bottles
|Household Hazardous Waste Collection Information|
It is illegal to dispose of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)
through the automated residential collection program. HHW
must be disposed of at a certified hazardous waste collection
center. Residents may take their HHW to 702 East Heil open
on Saturday from 8:00 am until 12 noon. You may call them
at (877) 732-9253 for additional information. CR&R also
provides curbside used oil collection, additional information
on this program is available by clicking on the special services
Household Hazardous Waste includes, but is not limited to:
|Electronic Waste and Refrigerator Collection Information|
Electronic waste (E-waste) is an item such as a computer
monitor, television, cell phone or other like materials.
Due to the high amounts of lead and chemicals found in E-waste,
they are not allowed into local landfills.
Refrigerators contain Freon and other chemicals which require special handling as well. CR&R will collect these items from your curbside as a bulky item pick up, to arrange a curbside pick-up for E-waste or a refrigerator, please contact customer service at (760)482-5656.
|Bulky Items Collection Information|
|Items that cannot fit in your automated containers, such as a chair or a couch, are considered "bulky items." A bulky item is an object that can be handled by a two-person crew and may include washers, dryers, sofas or other large materials. Each residential customer is entitled to three (3) bulky item pick-ups free of charge per calendar year of four items per pick up. Additional bulky item pick-ups will be provided for a nominal charge. To make arrangements for a bulky item pick-up on your regular waste collection day, please customer service at (760)482-5656.|
|Ordering Special Services in Your Area|
Used oil containers and filters are collected curbside in
provided containers with service performed on your regular
collection day. CR&R will distribute used oil collection
containers and filter bags as requested and also provide
replacement containers when service is performed.
To arrange for a pickup, call our Customer Service. This special waste collection service is performed by a separate vehicle. For additional questions regarding the used oil program or to receive collection containers please contact customer service at (760)482-5656.
CR&R provides for the free disposal of material by residents at our facility located at 599 East Main Street. Service hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Residents must bring in a current water bill and his/her identification. Construction and Demolition material is excluded from free Disposal. Please check in at the office.
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