This event will make it easy for residents to dispose of extra waste at no cost

ATASCADERO — In an effort to facilitate responsible disposal, Waste Management will be hosting a community clean-up month to provide Waste Management customers in Atascadero with the opportunity to more easily dispose of large bulky items, green waste, and hazardous material in an environmentally safe manner.

This free event is open to Atascadero Waste Management customers only. A voucher is required and can be obtained with proof of address with a matching billing notice.

The event will take place from Apr. 1 to Apr. 30, Monday through Saturday, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m at the Chicago Grade Landfill: 2290 Homestead Rd. Templeton, CA 93465

Getting through this together, Atascadero

By properly disposing of items, residents can help preserve and protect the environment. Residents can request one voucher for the event by contacting Waste Management at 805-466-3636 or by visiting the local office at 8740 Pueblo Ave. Ste. B, Atascadero, CA 93422. No trailers will be accepted.

Accepted items:

  • Household waste, including sofas, small household appliances, loose items need to be bagged
  • Green waste
  • Scrap metal (must be separated)
  • Hazardous Waste (only accepted on Saturdays between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

Non-Acceptable items:

  • Large pieces of broken tile or concrete
  • Universal waste will not be accepted at this event, or construction debris from commercial construction or landscaping companies

For more information, please contact Waste Management at 805-466-3636.

About Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. It is also a leading developer, operator, and owner of landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. The company’s customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America. To learn more information about Waste Management visit wm.com or thinkgreen.com.