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Coming up: Featured news:
Next Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
Saturday,
October 8, 2016
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The City of Long Beach partnered with public/private agencies to open a local and permanent Environmental Collection Center for disposing of household, universal and electronic wastes.
Open 2nd Saturday of every month.

EDCO Recycling and Transfer Collection Center
2755 California Avenue, Signal Hill, CA 90755

Recycling is Everyone’s Business

Did you know that commercial and multi-family properties in Long Beach must recycle?

  • Mandatory Organics Recycling (MOR) will take effect April 1, 2016 requiring certain commercial and multi-family properties to implement organic*s recycling programs (State law AB 1826)

  • Mandatory Commercial Recycling (MCR), in effect since July 1, 2012, requires certain commercial and multi-family properties to implement general recycling programs (State law AB 341)

 DETAILS       |           TAKE SURVEY

Read Your Parking Meter:
Monday, October 10th,
is Columbus Day

On Monday, October 10th:

  • Street sweeping and enforcement of street sweeping violations will occur as normal.

  • Meters and time zones that state "Except on Holidays" will NOT be enforced.

  • Refuse and Recycling collection will occur as normal.

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FREE
Compost &
Vermicompost Workshops

Workshops are presented on the third Saturday of every month.

Next available workshop:
Saturday, October 15, 2016
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
2929 E. Willow Street

Register HERE or call (562) 570-4694


  Purchase discounted bins from the City   

Interactive Map

Ever wondered where you can take used motor oil and filters, batteries, cell phones, recyclables or other types of waste? Check out our interactive map to find a drop-off point near you.

 INTERACTIVE MAP  

Recycle Your Paint (free)

Recycling unused and leftover paint is now easier and more convenient. Residents can drop off paints, stains, varnishes and more at these participating Long Beach stores:

  • Vista Paint
  • Sherwin Williams
  • Dunn-Edwards
 DETAILS     INTERACTIVE MAP

Tote for a Litter-free LB

Retailers in Long Beach no longer distribute plastic bags. Customers are encouraged to bring reusable bags to help reduce litter on our streets and preserve landfill space.

 DETAILS
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Contact us! or call 570-2876.
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Additional Efforts:

Visit litterfreeLB.org to get involved in local clean-up events and other efforts to make Long Beach Litter-free.

 EVENT SCHEDULE

Are you a Long Beach business manufacturing with recycled materials? We offer benefits just for you.

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Abandoned carts are a nuisance and they can be dangerous, too. Find out what can be done about this neighborhood problem.

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