Del Mar Recycles holds drop-off on July 18


Del Mar Recycles is holding a drop-off from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, July 18, at city hall, 1050 Camino Del Mar, in the upper parking lot.

This event is open to city of Del Mar residents and businesses only.

The collection of non-controlled medications and sharps is limited to residents only.

Document shredding:

• Limited to 3 standard office storage boxes

Compact fluorescent bulbs:

• Tubes or bulbs

• Limited to 12 bulbs or tubes

Sharps (residents only, businesses are excluded):

• Syringes, lancets or needles

• Must be brought in a puncture-resistant sealed container

Used batteries:

• AA, AAA, C, D, 9-volt, alkaline, rechargeable, lithium and coin cells, and small button size

Medications (residents only, businesses are excluded):

• Noncontrolled medications only

• No controlled medications, such as codeine, Vicodin, or other painkillers