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FREE Paper Shredding, Mulch Giveaway & E-Waste Collection Event!

May 18, 2024

The City of Encinitas and EDCO are sponsoring a FREE shredding event. A certified shredding truck will be present during the event, and all items will be shredded ONSITE! Limited to two banker boxes (10”x12”x15”) per household.

Unwanted electronics, such as TVs, computer monitors, printers, fax machines, VCRs, DVD players, cell phones, and answering machines, will also be collected.

Please, no Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) material, household appliances, or trash. Such items will not be accepted at this event.

DONATE REUSABLE ITEMS! Goodwill will also be onsite to accept donated reusable items. Please click here for a list of items that Goodwill will not accept.

Free Mulch! Encinitas residents will also be able to get free mulch (while supplies last). This is a self-serve, self-loading, and self-haul service, so please bring your own cans/bags, gloves, and shovel—there is a limit of 3 cans/bags per vehicle. If you plan to haul your mulch in an open truck or trailer, please remember to bring a tarp to cover your material.

Saturday, May 18, 2024 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. City Hall, 505 S. Vulcan Ave., Encinitas This service is free and only for the City of Encinitas residents.

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