Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rethink

Yard Waste / Food Waste

Visit our Smart Gardening website to learn how to reduce and recycle organic waste and improve your lawn and garden. Attend a free webinar or workshop to learn about composting, water-wise gardening, organic gardening, and small-space gardening.

Tire Recycling

Learn about the Countywide Waste Tire Recycling Program and free Tire Collection Events.

Waste-Free Event Guide

Learn how to make your next event as close to waste-free as possible with the Waste-Free Event Guide. No event is too big or too small to make a difference.

Plastic and Paper Carryout Bag Ordinance

Stores in unincorporated LA County are no longer allowed to provide single-use plastic carryout bags. To find out more about the County's Carryout Bag Ordinance, click here.

Residential Recycling

Find out about the County's Residential Recycling Program here.

Construction and Demolition Debris

Projects requiring a construction, demolition, and/or grading permit must recycle at least 65% of the debris generated. The C&D Debris Recycling and Reuse Program provides information, including forms and resources.

Business Recycling

The SmartBusiness Recycling Program website lists recyclers for paper, electronics, food waste, textiles and other materials. Businesses located in unincorporated County jurisdictions can receive a free on-site waste reduction consultation.

Recycling Market Development Zone

Could your business use a loan? If you are a manufacturer or recycling processor, the Los Angeles County Recycling Market Development Zone Program has financial, technical and marketing assistance available to help your business grow.

Departmental Recycling

County employees and Departmental Recycling Coordinators can log on to our Departmental Recycling Program's website to get information on existing recycling programs, procedures, County policies on waste reduction and helpful tips/links to recycling practices.

Junk Mail

Our Junk Mail resource page provides information about reducing unwanted junk mail.

Beverage Container Recycling

Should every glass or plastic bottle and aluminum can get another chance at life? Ever ask a beverage container why you should recycle? The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) has the answers.

Earth 911's Recycling facilities and Services

Listing of recycling facilities and services by zip code by Earth's 911 nationwide database.

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