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Trash & Recycling

Clean Up Riverside's Environment (C.U.R.E.)

Collage of City of Riverside C.U.R.E. events

C.U.R.E. is a program that promotes the value of having a clean City, raises consciousness of litter habits and improves overall community pride and involvement.

Keeping our City clean and well-maintained discourages vandalism, graffiti, littering and crime.

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On the 3rd Saturday of every month, City of Riverside residents may show their utility bill and dispose of their bulky trash and yard waste for free at the Agua Mansa Transfer Station.

Periodic Collection Events

As part of its C.U.R.E. campaign, the City hosts periodic bulky item and electronic waste collection events for items too large to fit into residential trash containers. All items are collected free of charge for City residents.

Household hazardous waste Need to dispose of Household Hazardous Waste?
Residents may dispose of household hazardous waste every non-holiday Saturday from 9 am-2 pm at the Agua Mansa Permanent HHW Facility, located at 1780 Agua Mansa Road, Riverside, 92509. For more information about the location of Riverside County HHW facilities, please CLICK HERE.

The 2020 Residential C.U.R.E. Schedule is below.
Please check back regularly - these dates are subject to change:

Collection Events Locations and Times 2020 Dates Accepted Items
Free Drop Off Days


  • 1/18/2020
  • 2/15/2020
  • Canceled 3/21/2020
  • 5/16/2020
  • 6/20/2020
  • 7/18/2020
  • 8/15/2020
  • 9/19/2020
  • 10/17/2020
  • 11/21/2020
  • 12/19/2020
Bulky items, such as refrigerators, washers and dryers, mattresses, couches, furniture, electronic waste and tires.
Free Incredible Bulk Events


  • Canceled 10/17/2020
Notification of Cancellation : Incredible Bulk Event .C.U.R.E on 10/17/2020 Due to the unforeseen circumstances that have taken place, the Incredible Bulk Event C.U.R.E that was to be held on 10/17/2020 stands cancelled. We had been preparing for this event for a long time and it is unfortunate that we will have to cancel the event at this time due to Coronavirus COVID-19. However, we shall be organizing this event in the near future. We encourage you to view our website frequently and to contact 311 for any updates
Free Bulky Item Drop Off*
  • 8 am-1 pm
  • 8095 Lincoln Ave, Riverside
    • 2/15/2020
    • 8/15/2020 Canceled
    Bulky items such as refrigerators, washers and dryers, mattresses, couches, furniture, and tires plus E-waste, bulbs/batteries, and paper shredding.
    Free Oil Filter Exchange Events
    • TBD
    Bring up to five gallons of used motor oil to be recycled and pick up a free container for used oil. Also bring your used oil filters and get a new one at no charge (limit two filters per customer).

    All programs are for City of Riverside residents only.
    Proof of residency is required. Dates are subject to change. Please call 826-5311 to verify details. ALL LOADS MUST BE COVERED TO AVOID FINE!

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