Material Recycling Facility Tours


Curiosity Quest at The MRF


June 1, 2017
  • jpa technical committee
    Starts: 1:30 PM
    Ends: June 1, 2017 - 2:30 PM

    Location: Conference call-in number is (760) 955-5157

June 10, 2017
  • Big Bear Lake Master Composter Workshop
    Starts: 8:30 AM
    Ends: June 10, 2017 - 12:30 PM

    Location: Big Bear Lake City Hall Training Room - 39707 Big Bear Lake Blvd.


    The Free training class will teach participants about backyard composting, vermicomposting (composting with worms), grasscycing, recycling, and how to become a Master Composter. Contact Don at 951-265-8699 or for more information or to RSVP.

Household Hazardous Waste Materials

Those pesticides you have in your utility room? The box of old batteries you’re sure aren’t quite dead yet? Those are all hazardous waste or at least waste that must be disposed some other way than tossing it into the trash.

The list of materials that fit into this category is quite long, but there are several general classifications for your household hazardous waste (HHW) materials. This section provides more information on these materials and how they can be properly disposed.

Safe Transport of HHW

In order to safely transport household hazardous waste to the collection center, please follow these guidelines:

1. Make certain that the amount of waste transported does not exceed 5 gallons per container and a total of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per trip.

2. Check that the waste containers are not leaking and are properly sealed.

3. Keep the waste in its original container if possible; otherwise, label it clearly as to contents.

4. Place the wastes securely in the vehicle for safe transport to the collection center.