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Welcome to Clean LA -- a County of Los Angeles portal to a number of award-winning programs that help residents, businesses, and government keep the County clean and sustainable. From the basics of reduce, reuse and recycle, to household hazardous and electronic waste collection events and composting; this site offers information and links to answer your environmental questions: Where do I dispose of an old television? How can I get a free sharps container? What is the best way to save – time, money, resources – the planet? Clean LA provides local solutions that contribute to global efforts.





Highlights

 Beverage Container Recycling

Recycling beverage containers is a double play.  It reduces landfill waste and puts cash in your pocket.  Click here for more information and to find recycling centers near you.

 Residential Franchise Trash Collection Services Contracts

Join LA County to discuss proposed contracts for Residential Franchise Trash Collection Services for the communities of Altadena, Chatsworth/West Hills, El Camino Village/Del Aire/Wiseburn/Alondra Park, Kinneloa Mesa, Pioneer/Carson Park, Rancho Dominguez/West Rancho Dominguez/Rosewood and Westeld/La Rambla/West Carson.

 COVID-19 Impacts to Solid Waste Management

LA County will continue collecting trash, recycling, green waste and bulky items in unincorporated communities through contracted waste haulers while flattening the curve on COVID-19. However, some events have been affected.
Click here to learn more.

 Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste Survey

We would like to hear from you!

Thank you for participating and ensuring that HHW/E-Waste items are properly disposed.  Let us know about your experience by completing this quick survey.

 Day Without Hunger

There are over 1.5 million food insecure residents living in Los Angeles County. Los Angeles Lakers, Kyle Kuzma, challenges you to help fight hunger. To learn how you can do your part, visit FoodDropLA.com.

 Environmental Programs Public Counter

Los Angeles County Public Counters are closed until further notice.

For Industrial Waste, Underground Storage Tanks, or Stormwater questions or submissions, email us at fchin@pw.lacounty.gov. You can also mail submissions to:

LA County Public Works
Environmental Programs Division
900 S. Fremont Avenue
Alhambra, CA 91803

Construction and Demolition Recycling and Reuse Plans can be submitted via email at CND@pw.lacounty.gov or by fax (626) 628-9733.

If you have any questions, contact the Environmental Programs Public Counter at (626) 458-3517, Monday to Thursday, 8am to 4pm.

 Green Waste Management Resource Guide

Need a place to take your green waste?  The Green Waste Management Resource Guide contains a list of locations that accept green waste.

 Illegal Dumping

Let’s punt away illegal dumping once and for all. Do your part to keep your community safe and clean. Click here to learn how you can prevent and report illegal dumping.

 Trash Travels: The Journey Begins With You!

Everyone has a role to play in keeping creeks, lakes, rivers and ocean beaches free of litter, pollutants and other debris. Click here and see if you’ve thought about all the kinds of refuse that damage our waterways and beaches. Use trash cans. Properly discard these waste products to protect our environment.

 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.

 Every Drop Counts

Did you know that used motor oil never wears out and can be recycled and reused? Motor oil improperly disposed onto the ground or into storm drains can contaminate and pollute the soil, groundwater, and the ocean. Take your used motor oil to one of 650 certified collection centers in California or an auto parts store in your area to be recycled for free. Click here for more information.

 Report Abandoned Shopping Carts

Report abandoned shopping carts to the California Shopping Cart Retrieval Corporation at (800) 252-4613, by email, or online. iPhone users can download the CartSnap app to report abandoned shopping carts. 

 eNotify Email Notification System

Los Angeles County Public Works offers an e-mail notification system to provide up-to-date information on topics or events of interest. This system allows you to customize your notifications, so sign up today!

UPCOMING EVENTS

HHW/E-Waste Collection
Dispose of household hazardous waste & e-waste at our free event. 
September 26
     Beverly Hills
     Signal Hill
October 3
     Duarte
     Palmdale
Click here for more information.
Household Hazardous Waste/Electronic Waste Survey

Smart Gardening
Attend a free webinar
September 23, Register here
September 24, Register here
September 26, Register here
Click here for more information.

SUSTAINABILI“TIPS”

Each day 38,000 tons of waste are disposed of in Los Angeles County. That is enough trash to fill the Rose Bowl every 6 days. Reduce the amount of trash you generate by purchasing less, reusing, and recycling.

Managed by the Los Angeles County Public Works, Environmental Programs Division
Toll Free Phone Number: 1(888) CLEAN LA
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