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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

 Sustainable is Attainable!

Learn what you can do to lead a more sustainable lifestyle during the holiday season and through the new year here. Make this holiday season a sustainable one!

 Free Mattress Recycling Collection Events in the Antelope Valley and Sierra Pelona Mountain Areas

Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, in partnership with the Antelope Valley Illegal Dumping Task Force, will host free mattress collection/recycling events in the Antelope Valley. Residents may drop off up to 10 mattresses/box springs on the following dates: November 9th(Lake Los Angeles), November 30th(Littlerock), December 7th(Quartz Hill) and December 14th(Lake Los Angeles). Only mattresses and box springs will be accepted – no other type of bulky items.  For event details, please 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.

 

 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.

 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.

 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.

 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.

 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.

 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. 

 Environmental Programs Public Counter

Visit the Environmental Programs Division Public Counter to get forms, apply for permits, request technical reviews for industrial waste or underground storage tank plans or methane gas migration protection systems. We are located in the Annex Building of the PW Headquarters (map), (626) 458-3517, open Monday - Thursday, 7 am - 5 pm. To request accommodations or obtain more information about ADA provisions, please contact our ADA coordinator at (626) 458-4081 or TDD (626) 282-7829.

 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 (flyer). 
December 14
     Malibu
     Signal Hill
Click here for more information.

Smart Gardening
Attend a free compost workshop.  
February 1
     Claremont   
Click here for more information.

SUSTAINABILI“TIPS”

Did you get new gadgets for the holidays?  Looking to get rid of some of those outdated electronics or any holiday lights and decorations?  If they are still usable, post them on the County Materials Exchange website, www.LACoMAX.com, and keep them out of landfills!

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