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2022-23 Holiday Tree Recycling Dates Set

We make it easy for all residents to recycle their tree.- Place your tree curbside the same day as your regular service. For multi-family with bin service, trees can be left in the enclosure area.- Remove all decorations (ornaments, tinsel, etc.) and metal or plastic plant stands (wooden tree stands may be left on the tree). Flocked trees are okay.- Do not place your tree in a bag.- Trees over six feet (6′) tall must be cut in half. Trees will be picked up on the following days, on your regular service day:Carson: December 27, 2022 – January 14, 2023.Gardena: December …

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Recycling And Mixed Organics Recycling Expands In Lynwood

Waste Resources continues to roll out programs to meet the requirements of new California regulations (SB 1383) with the addition of recycling and mixed organics recycling carts for all commercial customers in Lynwood.  Commercial customers include multi-family complexes (4+ units) and businesses with bin or regular roll-off service.  Under SB 1383, customer  participation in this program is MANDATORY.  Waste Resources, both City’s exclusive waste hauler, will start distributing carts with blue lids (for dry recyclables such as clean paper, bottles and cans, glass, and some metals) and carts with green lids (for mixed organics such as food scraps, food-soiled paper, and yard waste) on Monday, December 19, …

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Recycling and Mixed Organics Recycling Expands in Gardena and Hawaiian Gardens

Waste Resources continues to roll out programs to meet the requirements of new California regulations (SB 1383) with the addition of recycling and mixed organics recycling carts for all commercial customers in Gardena and Hawaiian Gardens.  Commercial customers include multi-family complexes (5+ units) and businesses with bin or regular roll-off service.  Under SB 1383, customer participation in this program is MANDATORY.  Waste Resources, both City’s exclusive waste hauler, will start distributing carts with blue lids (for dry recyclables such as clean paper, bottles and cans, glass, and some metals) and carts with green lids (for mixed organics such as food …

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Residential Food Scraps Recycling Starts in Gardena on July 1, 2022

Waste Resources, the City of Gardena’s franchised solid waste hauler, is continuing the rollout of mandatory organics recycling by announcing the start of residential mixed organics recycling on July 1, 2022. This improvement to the city’s overall residential recycling program is a result of statewide regulations that went into effect January 1, 2022 and are slowly rolling out across California.  These wide-reaching regulations set statewide targets to reduce organic waste disposal and increase edible food recovery to serve the food insecure. Organics like food scraps, yard trimmings, paper, and cardboard make up half of what Californians dump in landfills, despite …

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Hawaiian Gardens to Receive New Residential Carts

Residents in Hawaiian Gardens will soon be receiving new carts to replace the ones in use since WR took over the solid waste franchise in November 2019. This cart exchange is part of the recently amended franchise agreement between the City and WR. Delivery of the carts will begin June 15 and continue each Wednesday through July 6. Services will not be interrupted during this time. Residents should do the following: Set out all old carts on collection day until they are removed. If not exchanged by 6:00pm, set them all out again the following week until they are exchanged. …

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Lynwood Adds Blue Cart Recycling Service

To meet the requirements of new California regulations (SB 1383), customers in Lynwood will start seeing improvements to recycling programs over the next year. The first, and most visible, improvement is the addition of carts for the separation of dry recyclables such as clean paper, bottles and cans, glass, and some metals.  Under SB 1383, customer participation in this program is MANDATORY.  Waste Resources, the City’s exclusive waste hauler, will start distributing these carts with blue lids on Monday, June 13, 2022, but services start July 1, 2022.  The carts will include a hanger that details what materials go in …

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Hawaiian Gardens Rate Increase

HAWAIIAN GARDENS CUSTOMERS:  Due to cost of living increases, customers in Hawaiian Gardens will be seeing new rates effective July 1, 2022. Read the notice here. CLIENTES DE HAWAIIAN GARDENS: Debido al aumento del costo de vida, los clientes de Hawaiian Gardens verán nuevas tarifas a partir del 1 de julio de 2022. Lee el aviso aquí.

Carson Rate Increase

CARSON CUSTOMERS:  Per the terms of the Franchise Agreement, WR is permitted to adjust customer rates by the CPI using March-to-March indexed values, effective July 1 of each year.   The total rate change, effective 71/1/22, for residential customers is $1 or less per month. For non-residential customers, the difference is less than $10/month for 1-3-1 commercial trash service. Click here for Carson Report  

Glendale Webinar 4/21/22

The City of GLENDALE is hosting another webinar on Thursday, April 21 at 11am to provide more information related to the changes to collection services due to new state regulations. Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/…/521…/WN_6S_cf6lNQ12Gh9vcWcLbkw

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