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What can I recycle?

Recolección de reciclar


Refuse Collection

 Residential Program

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Your collection day:
CALL 570-2876

Cuál es mi Día de recolección
LLAME 570-2876


Street Sweeping
& Parking

 Holiday Schedule

 Tips for Better Sweeping

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Hazardous Waste (HHW)

 Safe Drop-off

 Types of HHW

 Safer Alternatives

 Interactive Map

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Long Beach businesses can connect with local nonprofits to donate goods.


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Read Your Parking Meter:
Tuesday, July 4th,
is Independence Day

On Tuesday, July 4:

  • Street sweeping and enforcement of street sweeping violations WILL NOT occur.

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

  • Refuse and Recycling collection WILL occur as normal.


What's your Refuse/Recycling
pickup day?

Click LOAD MAPIT, then enter your address (blue box on the right). You'll find your trash day under "Location Information" along with a number of City Services: police, fire City Government and more.

Cuál es tu dia de colección de basura/reciclaje

Haga clic en CARGAR MAPIT, luego ingrese su dirección (cuadro azul a la derecha). Encontrará su día de basura en "Información de ubicación" junto con una serie de Servicios de la Ciudad: policía, gobierno de la ciudad de los bomberos y más.

 Cargar mapa
Click to watch composting video
Compost &
Vermicompost Workshops

Workshops are presented on the third Saturday of every month.

Next available workshop:
July 15, 2017
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
2929 E. Willow Street

Register HERE or call (562) 570-4694

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Next Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
July 8, 2017
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

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.


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

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.

Take our brief survey
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