Residential GDDs
Garbage Disposal Districts (GDD) are areas within the unincorporated County of Los Angeles where garbage collection and disposal services are provided to residents and businesses by private waste haulers who contract with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works. GDD services include weekly collection of refuse, recyclables, and green waste from their respective carts or dumpsters, as well as, unlimited collection of bulky items and electronic waste, upon request, at no additional charge.
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Special Services
Annual Clean-Up Campaign - Each year on designated Saturdays during the month of April and/or May, an Annual Clean-up Campaign is conducted throughout each of the Garbage Disposal Districts. During the campaign, large household discards, such as furniture, stoves, rugs, and electronics may be set out in unlimited amounts at your regular trash collection location.
Bulky Items and Electronic Waste - Large household items and electronics, such as furniture, refrigerators, mattresses, water heaters, televisions, and computers will be collected upon request in unlimited quantities at no charge. Call your Garbage Disposal District hauler to schedule an appointment.
Holiday Tree Recycling - Holiday trees will be collected during a 3 week period following the Holiday. Please place your holiday tree at your set out site on your regular trash day for collection.
HOLIDAY COLLECTION SCHEDULE - There will be no trash collection service on the following holidays:
● New Year’s Day - January 1
● Memorial Day
● Independence Day - July 4
● Labor Day
● Thanksgiving Day
● Holiday Day - December 25
Collections for the remainder of the week after the holiday will be delayed by one day.
Waste Hauler
Universal Waste Systems, Inc.
Phone: (800) 631-7016
Please contact Universal Waste Systems, Inc. for the following:
  • - Missed pick-up
  • - Inquire about collection schedule
  • - Bulky item collection
  • - Electronic waste (e-waste) collection
  • - Replace damaged or stolen carts
  • - Additional Carts
  • - Dumpsters/Bins
  • - Alley clean-up
  • - Public Receptacles
Please contact Los Angeles County Department of Public Works Road Maintenance Division 3 Phone:(310) 649-5123 for the following:
  • - Street sweeping
Please contact Los Angeles County Department of Public Works CLEANLA Phone:1-888-253-2652 for the following:
  • - For general GDD service inquires.
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