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Coming up: Featured news:
Next Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
Saturday, October 10th
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? Property owners can take our survey to help us provide cost effective compliance tips.

 TAKE SURVEY         |           DETAILS
Read Your Parking Meter. Columus Day is
Monday, October 12th.

Meters and time zones that state “Except on Holidays” will not be enforced on October 12th. Street Sweeping and Parking Control associated with sweeping WILL NOT occur on October 12th. Refuse and Recycling collection will occur as normal.

No More Junk Mail Kits

Tired of credit card offers, endless catalogs and unwanted coupons? Long Beach, CA residents can order a free junk-mail kit to help reduce junk mail and preserve our planet's resources.


Click to watch composting video
Compost &
Vermicompost Workshops

Workshops are presented on the third Saturday of every month.

Next available workshop:
Saturday, October 17, 2015
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.


LB EcoGuide – Always in Season

An annual overview of environmental programs and suggestions that make eco-friendly living in Long Beach easy.

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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.


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
Take our brief survey

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.


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


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

Environmental Services Bureau
Winner Nation’s Best Solid Waste Management Program Award