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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.



COMMUNITY MEETINGS/WEBINARS
REUNIONES DE LA COMMUNIDAD/ SEMINARIOS WEB


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Highlights

 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.

 Beverage Container Recycling

Six billion bottles and cans go unrecycled every year. Choose refillable containers whenever you can, and ALWAYS recycle bottles and cans. Recycling beverage containers is a triple play, it keeps neighborhoods clean, fights global warming and put cash in your pocket! Click here for more information and to find recycling centers near you.

 Reduction of Waste from Single-Use Items and Expanded Polystyrene Products Ordinance

As of May 1, 2023, permanent food facilities who choose to use and distribute single-use foodware and accessories are to ensure they are compostable or recyclable. Retail establishments are also now prohibited from offering products made from expanded polystyrene (also known as Styrofoam®), such as coolers, packaging materials, single-use articles such as cups, plates, and similar items, and pool toys, unless the products are encased in a durable material. As of June 1, 2022, full-service restaurants have been required to serve ready-to-eat food with utensils specifically designed to be cleaned after each use and reused. Food facilities are to continue providing customers with single-use articles (such as straws, forks and spoons) only upon customer request or consent. And online platforms are to continue offering a way for customers to select single use foodware accessories they wish to be packaged with their food order. The ordinance applies to food facilities and retail establishments that are located within the County unincorporated area and County facilities as well as to online food-ordering businesses.

 NEW! Fight Food Waste

Join the Fight! Visit FightFoodWasteLA.com to find out how you can protect the environment, fight climate change, and learn about the specific organic waste collection requirements for residents, businesses, and schools.

 Free Disposal Day at Chiquita Canyon Landfill

Chiquita Canyon Landfill presents this event for residents in the unincorporated community of Castaic (including Val Verde) who can drop off up to one ton of trash such as furniture, appliances, and other bulky items, at Chiquita Canyon Landfill on March 9, 2024. Roll-off bins to drop off smaller items will be placed at the following two locations: Southwest corner of San Martinez Road and Parker Avenue in Val Verde and the LA County Public Works Yard, Road Maintenance Division – 526 Yard, 27624 Parker Road in Castaic. To view the flyer, click here; for Spanish translated, click here.

 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.

 Household Hazardous Waste Reuse Centers

Los Angeles County residents can pick up FREE products such as household cleaners, lawn and garden products, paint and more! Click here to find out more.

 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.

 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!

 Shopping Cart Retrieval

Thank you for contacting Los Angeles County Public Works. Please report abandoned shopping carts to the Shopping Cart Reporting Hotline by calling (818) 817-6366 during business hours, Monday – Friday between 7AM and 7PM.

For after hours, please report abandoned shopping carts by calling (888) 992-4778 or filling out the online form at https://www.retailsolutionshq.com/get-started.

Additionally, for shopping carts in use by people experiencing homelessness, please contact the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority at (213) 683-3333 or at https://www.lahsa.org/portal/apps/la-hop/ to request for outreach services.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Dispose of household hazardous and electronic waste at our free events.
Monthly Flyer
Collection Schedule
March 2
     Palmdale
     Diamond Bar
March 9
     Signal Hill


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Household Hazardous Waste/Electronic Waste Survey


                                    


Smart Gardening
Take a free webinar online:
February 28  Register here
March 4  Register here
March 6  Register here

Attend a free workshop.
March 9 - Covina
March 16 -La Mirada
March 30 -So. El Monte


For more information, click on webinars or workshops
                                    

Tire Recycling Events
Drop off old tires on:
March 23 - Westchester
April 20 - Antelope Valley

Click for more information.

                                    

Mattress Recycling Events
Drop off old mattresses at any of our free events. 
March 2 - Los Angeles


Click for more information.
Take a customer survey.
                                    

SUSTAINABILI“TIPS”

Did you know residents of LA County can dispose of their electronic and household hazardous waste FREE of charge at our mobile, one-day collection events throughout the County? Click here for more info.

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