Next Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
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
ESB supplies participating schools with classroom recycling containers, purple curbside recycling carts and bins for cardboard. In addition, ESB provides technical support (recycling and composting) to school staff and student green teams, as well as special in-school and PTA presentations.
94% of schools in Long Beach participate in curbside recycling
27 schools in Long Beach have on-campus composting programs
900 tons of recyclables are collected from Long Beach schools annually
Traveling Recycling Education Center (TREC)
ESB operates a Traveling Recycling Education Center (TREC) – a mobile classroom with interactive displays designed to teach 4th grade students important lessons about recycling, composting, litter abatement and the proper disposal of hazardous materials.
All TREC lessons align with California Content Standards and reinforce the concepts of personal responsibility and environmental stewardship. ESB provides 80 -100 TREC visits to LBUSD elementary schools each year.
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.