Waste Management has announced to Menifee residents that it will not be picking up trash on Friday, July 4 due to Independence Day. Instead, customers who normally receive trash pick-up on Friday will be receiving service on Saturday, July 5.
All Inland Empire Waste Management operations will be closed that Friday, including the hauling operations, customer service center, transfer station and landfill. Normal operations will resume on July 5, and all services will resume its normal hours the following week.
Waste Management also encourages its customers to go "red, white and green" this Independence Day, by following a few eco-friendly tips:
- Become independent of disposable plates, cups and utensils and bring reusable party ware. This is not only good for the environment, but also saves money in the long run.
- Set up a specially marked recycling container to collect aluminum cans and plastic bottles so they don’t end up in the trash.
- Try petroleum-free charcoal starter, which is available for purchase at many household discount and hardware stories.
- Use aluminum foil instead of plastic wrap to cover and store food. Foil can be cleaned and reused, or crumpled up and tossed into the recycling cart, making it the better option.