The Idyllwild grinding facility will be open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays effective Sept. 2. Greenwaste will be accepted between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. but the facility is closed from noon to 1 p.m. for lunch. The facility will be closed the remainder of the week, including Saturdays.
The facility is located at the 5,000-foot marker, one mile south of the Idyllwild transfer station on Highway 243. The grinding facility accepts wood waste affected by the bark beetle. Prohibited waste includes household waste, appliances, e-waste, metals, tires and other hazardous, explosive and medical wastes. Customers who use the facility pay a per-ton rate with pre-paid accounts.
For more information, contact the Riverside County Department of Waste Resources at (951) 486-3200 or visit www.rcwaste.org