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Cleaning up Wonder Valley starts with making sure everyone knows how to get rid of things they no longer need to keep. Please use these links. Let me know if anything needs to be updated or corrected or there is something I need to add.

BURRTEC - Yucca Valley Area
4878 Newton Road, Yucca Valley, CA  92284
(760) 365-2015, customerserviceyv@burrtecdesert.com
As of July 1, 2015, a 2 cubic yard dumpster costs $31.87 a month. The total startup fee of $114.63 includes first 2 months, startup fee of 17.08, and a delivery fee. Setup is on Mondays only and pickup is once every other a week. Neighbors sometimes share these to defray the cost.

They do not take bulky items, hazardous waste, e-waste, medical waste, or tires. E-waste and recycling may be dropped off at their offices in Yucca Valley.

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY DUMP
29 Palms Transfer Station, 7501 Pinto Mountain Road, Twentynine Palms
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday
Property owners get a dump card for one visit per week. All sites are closed on Christmas Day, New Years Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day and Thanksgiving.
Driving directions: Take Interstate 10 to Highway 62 (east), take Highway 62 (east) to Pinto Mountain Road, turn south on Pinto Mountain Road and follow signs to transfer Station.
Dump Fees and Regulations

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON
Refridgerator/Freezer recycling program
https://www.sce.com/wps/portal/home/residential/rebates-savings/rebates/refrigerator-recycling/

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
The 3rd Saturday of every month from 9:00 a.m.– 1:00 p.m.
62499 Twentynine Palms Highway. For more information on what will be accepted, call (800) 645-9228. Find out more at San Bernardino County Hazardous Materials Division - Household Hazardous Waste.

HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND SHARPS DISPOAL
Drop off unwanted prescription drugs and sharps at the Hi-Desert Medical Center from 9:00 a.m.to NOON in front of the Helen Gray Education Center on the hospital campus in Joshua Tree (up the hill on White Feather, behind the county buildings).

The next drop offs will be:

  • Saturday, August 22, 2015
  • Saturday, November 21, 2015

Every year, thousands of pounds of prescription drugs end up in landfills, posing a danger to the environment. Medicines are a special type of hazardous chemical that we need to keep out of our solid waste system and landfills to prevent harm to people and the environment. The FDA, DEA, EPA, and Office of  Drug Control Policy recommend using medicine take-back programs such as this as the best way to dispose of your unwanted medicines. Used sharps/needles are a contamination and health threat if not properly disposed of. Sharps must be brought to the event in a container such as a coffee can; do not bring uncontained sharps to the event.

E-WASTE

TIRES
Call first to be sure their tire disposal policy still applies.

J&G Garage
7024 Old Woman Springs Rd
Yucca Valley, CA 92284
760-228-2905
$1 a piece disposal

Roy’s Tire Pros
4082B Adobe Rd
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
(760) 367-0222
$3 a piece disposal

Speer Automotive
4082 Adobe Rd
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
(760) 367-0222
$3 a piece disposal


ILLEGAL DUMPING
File a complaint with San Bernardino County Code Enforcement for illegal dumping and other waster related issues, or call (909) 884-4056 or (760) 995-8140.

Code Enforcement administers programs designed to protect the public's safety, welfare, and property value through enforcement of San Bernardino County ordinances and State/Federal laws relating to land use, zoning, housing, public nuisances and vehicle abatement within the unincorporated areas of the county.

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