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CR & R Services
In business since 1963, the CR & R mission has been to provide our customers, consistent services and insurance carefree and sustainable and recycling. From the moment you sign up for the service until the moment the service is delivered, we strive to offer our customers a hassle-free experience. But our work is not complete after materials are collected: CR & R also has an extensive network of processing facilities that can handle all facets of your waste stream including solids, recyclable waste, green waste, food waste, construction waste and demolition waste, electronic waste and a number of other materials. Through the extensive collection and treatment systems, we strive to reduce the negative impact of solid waste can potentially have on our environment for generations to come. We welcome you to the family of CR & R companies.
Curbside Pickup Information
CR&R Recommends the Following On Your Collection Day
- Containers should be placed at curbside no later than 6:00 a.m. on collection day.
- Please place your carts side-by-side approximately one (1) foot apart and at least three (3) feet from any obstruction (i.e. car, fire hydrant, trees)
- Place your carts with the handles and wheels facing towards your home.
- Containers should be removed from curbside within 12 hours after service.
- Items not in containers will not be collected.
- The black container is for regular refuse.
- If requested, the grey container is for recyclables. Materials may be mixed and later processed at a recycling facility.
CR&R Observes the Following Holidays
- New Years Day
- Memorial Day
- July 4th
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
If the holiday falls during the week, service postponed by one day the remainder of the week. Example: If July 4th is a Monday, and your normal collection day is Thursday, we’ll see you on Friday.
Approximate Container Sizes Available
Residents may order a set of the following containers.
- 96 gallon automated container
- 3 Yard Temporary Bin – 4’H x 4’W x 6’9″L for clean-up projects – 500 lb limit
Larger waste collection containers (from 10 to 40 yards) are available for clean-up projects and other disposal needs.
It’s important to identify and remove materials unsuitable for recycling. Please review this section for more information on what’s acceptable and unacceptable for Recycling. If you have questions about how to join the recycling program in your area, or plan a clean-up project, please contact the office located closest to you.
Recyclable Paper Acceptable Items Unacceptable Items Milk or Juice Cartons Mixed products such as combinations of paper and metal. Corrugated Cardboard Waxed Paper Junk Mail Magazines Phonebooks Chipboard (Cereal/Cracker Boxes) Newspaper Computer paper Any White Paper Recyclable Plastics Please remove liquids, lids and food residue from all recyclables before placing them in the recycling container. Acceptable Items Unacceptable Items PET: soft drink bottles, photo film canisters Flower/Plant Containers HDPE: detergent containers, plastic water/milk containers,
pails, t-shirt bags
No Mixed Products (ie plastic/metal combination) PVC: sprinkler pipe LDPE: trash can liners, shrink wrap, grocery bags PP: yogurt containers, luggage, drinking straws PS: plastic plates, cups egg cartons, food trays Other: Tupperware and mixed plastic containers Plastic Toys Recyclable Metal Acceptable Items Unacceptable Items Empty Aerosol Cans Automotive Parts Metal Coat Hangers Plumbing Parts Aluminum Cans No Mixed Products such as combinations of metal and paper Tin Cans Food and Juice Jars Empty Paint Cans (dry paint is OK) Metal Foil Lawn Furniture Recyclable Glass Acceptable Items Unacceptable Items Food and Beverage Bottles Ceramic Glass Jars and Bottles Mirrors House Windows Fluorescent Tubes Liquor, Soda and Juice Bottles Light Bulbs Tempered Glass Safety Glass Pyrex
It is illegal to dispose of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) through the automated residential collection program. HHW must be disposed of at a certified hazardous waste collection center. Residents can visit the Riverside County Department of Waste Resources website for information on permanent collection facilities at www.rcwaste.org.
Household Hazardous Waste includes, but is not limited to:
- Used Motor Oil
- Cleaning Products
- Wood Preservative
- Old Paint
- Pool Chemicals
- Printer Cartridges
- Old Road Flares
- Fluorescent Lights
Electronic waste (E-waste) is an item such as a computer monitor, television, cell phone or other like materials. Due to the high amounts of lead and chemicals found in E-waste, they are not allowed into local landfills. Refrigerators contain Freon and other chemicals which require special handling as well.
CR&R will accept E-Waste and refrigerators at your bi-annual community clean-up events.
Items that cannot fit in your automated containers, such as a chair or a couch, are considered “bulky items.” A bulky item is an object that can be handled by a two-person crew and may include washers, dryers, sofas or other large materials. CR&R will accept Bulky Items at your bi-annual community clean-up events.
Residents may also order a rolloff container for large bulky item collection at any time during the year. To make arrangements for a rolloff box delivery please contact the office located closest to you.
A limited supply of mulch will be available to De Luz residents at our twice yearly Community Clean-Up events. Just bring a shovel and your own method of transportation. Availability will be on a first come first served basis.
*Additional mulch is available year-round for a nominal fee. Please call our office for more information.