The Idyllwild grinding facility will be closed Mondays from Dec. 5 through April 24, 2017.
Weekday operations will continue on Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed noon to 1 p.m. for lunch). The facility will resume Monday operations on May 1, 2017.
The facility is located at the 5,000-foot marker, 1 mile south of the Idyllwild Transfer Station on Highway 243. The grinding facility accepts wood waste affected by the bark beetle. Prohibited waste includes household waste, appliances, e-waste, metals, tires and other hazardous, explosive and medical wastes. Customers who use the facility pay a per-ton rate on pre-paid accounts.
For more information, call the Riverside County Department of Waste Resources at 951-486-3200 or visit www.rcwaste.org.