Community Calendar

8:00 AM
to 11:00 AM

Flowers are beautiful things. But they become even moire beautiful when they're carried by people who are committed to ending Alzheimer's (a disease that currently has no cure).  At The  Alzheimer's Association walk to end Alzheimer's, hundreds walk, carrying different colored flowers signifying their connection to the disease, and we walk so that one day.... there will be a white flower for Alzheimer's first survivor.  Join us on Saturday, October 12th  at The West Wetlands Park, 282 N 12th Ave, Yuma.  Registration at 8 am.  Ceremony at 9 am. Walk: 9:30 am.  Route : 2 miles.  Register at: YUMA ALZHEIMER'S WALK.ORG


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8:00 AM
to 12:00 PM

YUMA, Ariz. The City of Yuma’s quarterly Household Hazardous Waste collection day returns 8 a.m. to Noon on Saturday, October 12, in the east parking lot of the Yuma Civic Center (1440 W. Desert Hills Drive).


Leftover household products that are flammable, corrosive, toxic or reactive under certain circumstances are considered household hazardous waste (HHW). The City's HHW Day provides a free opportunity for residents to safely dispose of these products, such as paint, batteries, pesticides and cleaners, by simply dropping them off. This type of waste requires special care to be properly disposed of. 

To participate, collect your unwanted household hazardous waste items and take them to the Civic Center parking lot, where traffic control devices will show vehicles to the drop-off site. Then, describe the types of waste to be collected. From there, staff will provide instructions for which station(s) to stop to drop off waste.


The following items will be accepted at the HHW collection event:

  • Motor oil
  • Paint
  • Antifreeze
  • Household cleaners
  • Solvents
  • Pesticides
  • Batteries
  • Fertilizers
  • Tires (limit of five; must be off the wheel)
No business/commercial waste, ammunition, pressurized gas, radioactive waste, explosives, prescription drugs or needles will be accepted.
E-waste items for drop-off include:
• Home computer components
• TV sets
• VCRs/DVD players
• Cell phones
• Home phones
Questions? Please call the City's Public Works Department at (928) 373-4504.

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