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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

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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,

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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

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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

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Waste Resources to Start Additional Bulky Item Collection Event Program for Gardena Residents

Beginning in August 2022, Waste Resources (WR) will be offering Gardena residents another chance to dispose of unwanted bulky items free of charge.  WR will collect unwanted materials on one day over five Saturdays.  A resident’s day will correspond to their regular collection day: If your normal trash day is… Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Then your cleanup day is… Aug. 6 Aug. 13 Aug. 20 Aug. 27 Sep. 3 Gardena residents are still eligible to receive free bulky item

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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

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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

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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.

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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  

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Lynwood Spring 2022 Community Cleanup

LYNWOOD residents – bring your over-sized and bulky waste for disposal – FREE of charge – on Saturday, May 21 from 8am-2pm at the corner of Bellinger and Butler.  A valid photo ID and current copy of WR trash bill are required to participate. Acceptable Items – furniture, appliances, yard waste, fluorescent light tubes and bulbs, televisions, computers, other electronics, wood waste, and single items that can be handled safely by two people. Items NOT accepted – hazardous waste, used

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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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HHW Roundup in South Gate on April 23, 2022

The next Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and E-Waste collection event is in SOUTH GATE on Saturday, Apr. 23 from 9am-3pm.  Here’s your chance to clear out any unwanted household chemicals, motor oil and filters, other automotive fluids, paint, cleaners, pesticides or herbicides, batteries, pool chemicals, electronics, mercury thermometers or thermostats, fluorescent light bulbs, used needles or sharps, and unwanted or expired medicines. For a schedule of upcoming events throughout the county, visit https://www.lacsd.org/services/solid-waste/household-hazardous-waste-collection.

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NATIONAL DRUG TAKE BACK DAY APRIL 30

With studies indicating a majority of abused prescription drugs come from family and friends, including from home medicine cabinets, clearing out unused medicine is essential. For 10 years, the DEA has worked with local, state, and federal agencies to collect tablets, capsules, patches, and other solid forms of prescription drugs. The next nationwide collection date is scheduled for April 30 from 10am-2pm. The public can drop off potentially dangerous prescription medications at collection sites which will adhere to local COVID-19

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Carson Clean Environment Week Spring 2022

FOR CARSON RESIDENTS ONLYCelebrate Earth Day by recycling your old electronics – computers, TVs, copiers, VCRs, cell phones, DVD and Blu-Ray players, and microwaves – and commit to caring for the environment. You can also recycle your confidential documents safely and conveniently at this event. All paper will be shredded onsite. Shredding may end before 12:00 p.m. if paper capacity is reached early. Proof of Carson residency required.NO commercial or business waste will be accepted.Limit three (3) file/paper boxes per

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