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Nursery Pots and Buckets

Although you can dispose of nursery pots and buckets in your trash bin, it is better to recycle it.

    Please check with your local nursery to see if they can reuse the nursery pots and buckets when you purchase new plants for your garden. The following are a few nurseries that do accept pots and buckets.

    Garden Center Florist and Nursery

    12695 Palm Drive, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240


    La Hacienda Nursery

    80-900 Miles Avenue, Indio, CA 92201


    Mendoza Palm Tree and Nursery

    86105 Vista Del Sur, Coachella, CA 92236


    Moorten Botanical Gardens Showplace

    1701 S. Palm Canyon Drive,Palm Springs, CA 92264


    Murrieta Oaks Nursery

    35921 Greer Road, Murrieta, CA 92562


    Riverside County Landfills

    Nursery pots and buckets are accepted for disposal at Riverside County landfills.

    Locations & hours

    Fee schedule:  Routine refuse disposal rates apply                                                                                                                                                                                                       

    Waste Guide

    This information above is offered as a public service in an effort to eliminate illegal and improper waste disposal. As the information may not be comprehensive, the Department encourages the public to research additional companies that are available for the services sought. The companies are not affiliated, endorsed or regulated by the Department. Accordingly, as with any professional service, please confirm the accuracy of the company’s information and request copies or verification of the company's license and/or permits to provide the service, prior to utilizing its services. Under no circumstances, directly or indirectly, shall the Department be held responsible or liable for reliance on this information.  If you would like to include your company on the list, please contact or call (951) 486-3200.