Shred Fest

All High Desert residents are invited to participate in this weekend’s Shred-Fest and Recycling Event, planned for Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Victor Valley Materials Recovery Facility (MRF). Scheduled for 8 a.m. until noon, the event will offer drive-through document shredding, electronic waste and appliance disposal, and mattress and box spring recycling. All activities are FREE and open to residents of the High Desert. The Victor Valley MRF is located at 17000 Abbey Lane in Victorville, just off Stoddard Wells Road. For more information, contact the City of Victorville Recycling Program at 760. 955.8615 or the Victor Valley MRF at 760.241.1284.

Hesperia Tire Amnesty Day planned Saturday

City of Hesperia is holding its Tire Amnesty Day from 7:30 a.m. until noon this Saturday, Feb. 6. Hesperia households can drop off up to nine (9) rimless passenger or light-truck tires per family at no charge. The event will take place at 17105 Mesa St., Hesperia. Across the street from Advance Disposal, located at 17105 Mesa Street (enter from Santa Fe only)

Apple Valley Tire Collection planned Saturday

Also on Saturday, Apple Valley residents are invited to dispose of their tires for free between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Lions Park. A limit of nine passenger car or light truck tires (no rims) will be accepted. Lions Park is located at 20789 State Highway 18, between Dale Evans Parkway and Flathead Road. Tires are also accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday at 13450 Nomwaket Road.

Needles Hazardous Waste Collection on Feb. 27

The San Bernardino County Fire Department is planning a Household Hazardous Waste event in Needles on Feb. 27. The event is planned from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the Needles City Yard, 112 Robuffa St., Needles.Residents are invited to drop off items such as antifreeze, electronics, batteries, oil, oil filters, cosmetics, pesticides, and more. The department asks that residents transport no more than 15 gallons or 125 pounnds in containers larger than 5 gallons. Containers must be sound and not leaking. No business waste will be accepted. All waste must be located in the back of the vehicle. For more information about future County events, call 800.645.9228.