The following news release is courtesy of the city of Diamond Bar.
In celebration of America Recycles Day, the City of Diamond Bar is holding its annual Eco Expo on Saturday, November 2 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) parking lot.
The event is open to the public, and gives individuals the opportunity to obtain information about the City’s recycling programs; get rid of unwanted electronic waste, unwearable clothing and footwear and old textile products; have their confidential documents (two-box limit) shredded; and take home a batch of up to 80 pounds of mulch for their flowerbeds and gardens.
As a reminder, only household electronic items (such as computers and monitors, TVs, VCRs, stereos, cameras, and video game equipment) will be accepted, and microwave ovens are subject to a $5 disposal fee. Bedding, curtains, and all shoes and clothing will be accepted no matter the condition.
Also, the mulch giveaway is self-serve so attendees should bring a shovel, gloves, and a container, and be prepared to load onto their vehicle.
Please note that the event is open to the public; however participation in paper shredding and mulch collection requires proof of Diamond Bar residency (photo identification).AQMD is located at 21865 Copley Drive in Diamond Bar. For more information, visit www.diamondbarca.gov/dbrecycles or call 909.839.7013.