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Two Workshops for Gardena Businesses This Summer

Waste Resources, along with the Gardena Valley Chamber of Commerce, will be hosting two workshops for businesses and multi-family managers/owners to discuss the state’s new-ish recycling requirements.  Since Jan. 1, 2022, all residents, businesses, and multi-family properties are required to recycle their organic and dry material.  WR’s three-container system makes compliance easy.  Plus, dry recycling service is available at no additional cost in Gardena. When:  Thursday, June 12, 2024, 10:00a.m. – 11:30a.m. AND Thursday, August 14, 2024, 10:00a.m. – 11:30a.m.

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Second Hawaiian Gardens Compost Giveaway Scheduled for 2024

FOR HAWAIIAN GARDENS RESIDENTS ONLYIt’s almost Summer, so that means it’s time to spruce up the garden with compost. When: Saturday, June 8, 2024; 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., or while supplies last Where:  on Civic Center Dr., between Seine Ave. and Devlin Ave. MUST be a Hawaiian Gardens resident (bring photo ID and utility bill)SELF-SERVE event (shovels will be provided if you don’t bring one)First come, first serveDrive-up only (no walk-ins)Bring your own containers or buckets (no bags)Limit 50

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Second Compost Giveaway Set in Gardena

FOR GARDENA RESIDENTS ONLYThere’s still time to get your garden ready before summer and we’re here to help with compost. When: Saturday, June 1, 2024; 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., or while supplies last Where:  Rowley Park; 13220 Van Ness Avenue MUST be a Gardena resident (bring photo ID and copy of utility bill)SELF-SERVE event (shovels will be provided if you don’t bring one)First come, first serveDrive-up only (no walk-ins); enter through south Van Ness entranceBring your own containers or

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Lynwood Spring 2024 Community Cleanup

LYNWOOD residents – bring your over-sized and bulky waste for disposal – FREE of charge – on Saturday, May 11 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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Gardena Paper Shredding Event Set for April 27

FOR GARDENA RESIDENTS ONLYRecycle your confidential documents safely and conveniently at Gardena’s upcoming paper shredding event.  This is your chance to shred: documents containing social security numbers credit card and bank information and statements cancelled or unused checks insurance and income tax records receipts When: Saturday, April 27, 2024; 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Where:  City Hall Complex; 1700 W. 162nd Street All paper will be shredded onsite. Shredding may end before 12:00 p.m. if paper capacity is reached early.

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Carson Clean Environment Week – Spring 2024

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 on April 20, 2024. 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

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Date Set for Gardena Compost Giveaway

FOR GARDENA RESIDENTS ONLYIt’s Springtime, so that means it’s time to spruce up the garden with compost. When: Saturday, April 20, 2024; 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., or while supplies last Where:  Rowley Park; 13220 Van Ness Avenue MUST be a Gardena resident (bring photo ID and copy of utility bill)SELF-SERVE event (shovels will be provided if you don’t bring one)First come, first serveDrive-up only (no walk-ins); enter through south Van Ness entranceBring your own containers or buckets (no bags)Limit

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Glendale to Host Four Compost Giveaways in 2024

The City of Glendale hosts free compost giveaway events throughout the year for its residents. In 2024, events will be on March 9, April 13, September 14, and October 12.  All events are at the Lot 30 Parking Lot at 1255 N. Verdugo Rd from 8am-12pm, rain permitting. More information available on the City’s page or by emailing [email protected]. Event flyer

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Coming Soon! 2024 Carson Senior Sign Ups

The enrollment period for Carson’s senior discount will start on April 15, 2024. Because trash is charged on the property tax bill, you must participate in this annual enrollment process in order to receive the discount. Renewals must be postmarked by May 15, 2024. New applications must be postmarked by May 31, 2024.  Any renewals/applications postmarked after these dates may not be accepted for the 2024-25 tax year. Visit our Senior Sign-Up page for details and updated information. Visit our property tax page if

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Semi-Annual Cleanup Starts in Gardena on March 16

Beginning in March 2024, 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 at the curb.  If your regular service is in the alley, your bulky items need to be placed at the curb, not in the alley.  A resident’s day will correspond to their regular collection day: If your normal trash day is… Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

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Hawaiian Gardens Compost Giveaway

FOR HAWAIIAN GARDENS RESIDENTS ONLYJoin us for Hawaiian Gardens’ first compost giveaway. When: Saturday, March 9, 2024; 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., or while supplies last Where:  Fedde Sports Complex: 21409 Elaine Ave., South Parking Lot Proof of Hawaiian Gardens residency required.First come, first serveSelf-serve eventDrive-up only (no walk-ins)Bring your own containers or bucketsLimit ½ cubic yard (equivalent to 96 gallons) per vehicleNO trailers or commercial vehicles; rentals limited to pick-up trucks only Event flyer

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2023-24 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  (7′ for Gardena residents) must be

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Glendale’s Last Two Compost Giveaways for 2023

The City of Glendale hosts free compost giveaway events throughout the year for its residents. I The last two will be October 7 and November 4.  All events are at the Lot 30 Parking Lot at 1255 N. Verdugo Rd from 8am-12pm, rain permitting. More information is available on the City’s page.

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Carson Clean Environment Week Fall 2023

FOR CARSON RESIDENTS ONLYCelebrate America Recycles Day early this year 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 on October 21, 2023. 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

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Semi-Annual Cleanup Starts in Gardena on Sept. 23

Starting Sept. 23, 2023, 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 at the curb.  If your regular service is in the alley, your bulky items need to be placed at the curb, not in the alley.  A resident’s day will correspond to their regular collection day: If your normal trash day is… Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

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