A neighborhood cleanup day for Portola Valley residents is set for Saturday morning, May 7, at Ford (baseball) Field at 3399 Alpine Road. This free service is available from 8 to 11 a.m. to residents who bring a copy of their garbage bill as proof of residence.
The event will include an authorized collection point for prescription medicines that are out of date or no longer needed. Proper disposal of these drugs prevents them from being taken in by creatures for which they were not intended.
Note that this service is for prescription drugs, not over-the-counter drugs. Go to this link for more information.
Also not welcome are hazardous materials; batteries; refrigerators, air conditioners and other appliances that contain chlorofluorocarbons; tires; liquids; large pieces of plate glass and large amounts of rock, dirt or concrete. Go to this link for more information.