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FREE Fall Cleanup Event

October 8, 2022

This service is free and for the City of El Cajon residents only.
Saturday, October 8, 2022
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Wells Park, 1153 E. Madison Avenue

Examples of what you may bring:
• Furniture (e.g., sofas, chairs, and dressers)
• Mattresses (please wrap prior to setting out – special mattress disposal bags can be purchased at hardware stores, e.g., Home Depot, Lowe’s, etc.)
• Appliances (e.g., washers, dryers, and refrigerators)
• Greens (must be bagged or tied into bundles not to exceed 4’ in length or 18” in diameter)

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

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

Free Mulch! Also available will be free mulch for El Cajon residents (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.

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