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Recycle Your Bicycle Event 3/13/2023 Donate your unwanted bike to charity on May 6!
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Sign Up For Our LB Recycles EcoGuide! 2/1/2023 Sign up to receive our monthly LB Recycles EcoGuide for recycling updates, virtual workshops, and waste reduction tips! 

E-Learning Resources for K-8 Students 1/31/2023 Hey Long Beach Parents and Teachers! The City of Long Beach is providing FREE digital resources for your K-8 student about the environment. 
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Organic Waste Collection in Long Beach 1/1/2023 SB 1383 establishes targets to achieve a 75% reduction in the level of statewide disposal of organic waste and a 20% reduction in the level of statewide disposal of edible food.
Treecycling 2022-2023 11/18/2022 Recycle your holiday tree at one of our 12 free drop-off locations from December 26, 2022 - January 6, 2023. This holiday season, keep the memories but recycle the tree!
Shoe donation event

Donate your gently-worn running shoes and clothing during the Long Beach Marathon, October 7-9, 2022.

Master Composter Recycler (MCR) Program Launches This Fall! 9/1/2022 Become a certified Master Composter Recycler! Applications are accepted now until September 11th!
Refuel Your Fun Event 8/19/2022 Take our pledge and get a free refillable 1LB propane cylinder on August 27th!
2022 Shred Event
Free Shred Events 8/1/2022

The City of Long Beach is hosting three (3) free shred events to help residents securely dispose of confidential documents.

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Proposed Refuse and Recycling Rates 7/8/2022

Learn about the upcoming proposed increase to refuse and recycling rates.

Food Scraps and Yard Debris Curbside Collection Survey 5/16/2022 Help the City put into action a Food Scraps and Yard Debris Curbside Collection Program! Take our survey by July 8th!
Treecycling 2021-2022 11/29/2021 Recycle Your Holiday Tree: Drop off Extended to January 15.
Pick 'N' Treat 9/22/2021 Celebrate Clean Air Day by joining us in our Pick 'N' Treat cleanup event on Saturday, October 2nd! We'll have free food, giveaways, and a costume contest!
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Presenting the LB Recycler Newsletter! 8/3/2021 Read the first issue of The LB Recycler now!
9-18-21 Shred Event
Free Shred Event 8/1/2021 The City of Long Beach Environmental Services Bureau is hosting a free shredding event to help residents securely dispose of confidential documents.
Plastic Free July 2021
#PlasticFreeJuly Challenge 7/1/2021 Long Beach, take the challenge with us! Follow along on our social media @LBRecycles on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter for tips on how to reduce waste and participate in the challenge. 
Upcoming Wkshps 2021 Survey
WIN a reusable utensil kit! 6/30/2021 Hey Long Beach! How do you prefer to attend our workshops? In-person or virtually? Let us know by taking our short survey by July 6th for your chance to win a reusable utensil kit. Visit, bit.ly/lbworkshopsurvey to let us know how you like to participate!
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2021 Virtual Workshops 5/10/2021 Don't miss out! Register for one of our monthly virtual workshops! Learn about Composting, DIY Green and Safe Cleaning Products, our Recycling Guidelines, and how to Reduce Your Waste at Home.
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2021 International Compost Awareness Week 5/3/2021

It's International Compost Awareness Week!  Learn more about composting at home with our upcoming virtual workshop and how to purchase a compost bin for your home today. 

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Reduce, Conserve, Grow LB Virtual Workshop 3/22/2021 Make everyday Earth Day! Join the City of Long Beach to learn about resources available to help you live more sustainably.  Register now: bit.ly/EarthDayLB21 or join us through Facebook Live!
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Treecycling 2020-2021 11/30/2020 The City's annual Free Holiday Treecycling event is back! Recycle your Christmas tree at one of our 12 drop-off locations from December 26, 2020 - January 8, 2021. This holiday season, keep the memories but recycle the tree!
Virtual Workshops
Recycling 101: Let’s Recycle Right! | Virtual Workshop 9/10/2020
Learn about the City's new residential recycling program updates!

Virtual Workshops (1)
Do It Yourself (DIY) Green and Safe Cleaning | Virtual Workshop 9/10/2020
Learn how to make non-toxic cleaning supplies with safe, natural ingredients while saving money and reducing waste.
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Reduce Waste at Home: Kitchen Edition | Virtual Workshop 9/10/2020
Learn strategies to reduce food waste and packaging waste in the kitchen.  
Virtual Compost Workshop - Spanish 8.25
Taller Virtual de Compostaje en español 8/4/2020
Virtual Spanish Compost Workshop
Taught in Spanish. 
Lunes, 25 de agosto, 2020 | 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
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S.A.F.E. Collection Centers Reopening 7/9/2020 S.A.F.E. Collection Centers for household hazardous waste (HHW) and e-waste drop-off reopen on July 11, 2020.
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HHW Event Reopening July 25, 2020 6/23/2020 HHW Collection Events will reopen on July 25, 2020 from 9 am to 2 pm at EDCO Recycling & Transfer in Signal Hill. 
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Taller Virtual de Compostaje en Español 6/12/2020

Virtual Spanish Compost Workshop Taught in Spanish
Lunes, 22 de 
junio, 2020 | 12:00 p.m.  - 1:00 p.m.  

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Street Sweeping Update 5/17/2020 Street Sweeping Citations Resume May 18, 2020
HHW Event Closure 5/4/2020 HHW/E-Waste Collection Events are canceled until further notice.

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Keep Lids Shut and Long Beach Clean 4/9/2020 Remember to not overfill your carts and keep your lids shut to prevent litter. All trash and recycling should be placed inside the carts.
Covid-19 Updates 3/18/2020 Parking Relief Measures for Long Beach Residents

Compost Cancellation
Compost Workshops Cancelled through April 3/17/2020 Due to the current public health situation, we have cancelled the March and April Compost Workshops.
April Holiday HHW Closure 3/10/2020

April 11, 2020 - The HHW event at EDCO Transfer station will be CLOSED.

Recycling Facility Tour 2/7/2020 Wonder what happens to recyclables? Come tour the Waste Management recycling facility and learn how materials are sorted and bailed! Reservation required. 
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Certified Blue Restaurant Crawl 1/24/2020 Join Long Beach Recycles and Long Beach Water on a taste tour of Long Beach restaurants that have committed to water efficiency and foam free operations.
Shred Event 1/23/2020

The City of Long Beach is hosting a free shredding event to help residents securely dispose of confidential documents and more.

When: Saturday, March 7,2020
Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Where: Veterans Memorial Stadium Parking Lot 5000 E. Lew Davis St.

Treecycling 2019-2020 11/26/2019 The City's Annual Treecycling event is back! Recycle your Christmas tree at one of our 12 drop-off locations from December 26,2019- January 10,2020.
This Holiday season, keep the memories but recycle the tree!
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HHW Holiday Schedule 11/12/2019 Holiday Schedule for our monthly HHW Drop-Off event.
Facility OPEN - November 9, 2019 and December 14, 2019
Facility CLOSED - November 23, 2019 and December 28, 2019
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Bea Johnson: Zero-Waste Lifestyle Event 11/4/2019 Join Public Works, Environmental Services Bureau and BYO Long Beach in hosting Bea Johnson at the Billy Jean King Library.
December 11, 2019
FREE - All ages
Recycling Facility Tour 10/14/2019 Register to attend a free tour of Waste Management Recycling Facility
November 21, 2019
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Waste Reduction Workshop 10/13/2019

Join the Public Works Department from the City of Long Beach at one of our #FoamFreeLB businesses, Elinor Drinkery, with local vendors BYO Long Beach and CHOPS for this fun, educational workshop about waste reduction this holiday season. Create two craft gifts and learn about the importance of reducing waste and shopping local.

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Shoe Donation Event 2019 9/18/2019

The City of Long Beach, Waste Management, and JetBlue Long Beach Marathon invite you to donate your gently worn running shoes at the Long Beach Marathon Expo or drop them off at the Finish Line Festival. 

Taste of Sustainability 9/3/2019 Join us on the Big Red Bus for a taste tour of Long Beach restaurants that have committed to water efficiency and foam free operations.
October 5, 2019

Shred Event 8/21/2019 FREE Shred Event
September 21
Vet's Stadium
Recycling Facility Tour 7/22/2019 Waste Management Recycling Facility Tour
Thursday, September 19, 2019
10:00 a.m.
Registration required.
Long Beach Residents Only.
BYOLBC2019 6/28/2019 #BYOLBC
Join us at community events all summer long and show us why you choose to reuse!
#FoamFreeLB 5/27/2019 Is your business an early adopter of the EPS ordinance? Show your customers that you are Foam Free with our FREE #FoamFree Kit.
Recycle Your Bicycle 3/20/2019  Donate your unwanted bike on May 4, 2019
Household Hazardous Waste Disposal 3/13/2019 Bring your Household Hazardous Waste to one of our FREE drop-off events.
Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month.
Spanish Compost Workshop 1/9/2019

El Taller de compostaje de la ciudad, enseñado en español.
Sábado, 6 de abril, 2019 | 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Proposed Rates 12/19/2018
  • Proposition 218 Notice
  • Proposed Rates
  • Cost of Service Study
Treecycling: Recycle your Holiday Tree for free 11/26/2018 Recycle your Holiday Tree for FREE 
December 26-January 11
at 12 convenient locations
E-Waste and Tire Recycling Event 10/25/2018 Free E-Waste and Recycling Event for Long Beach Residents.
December 1, 2018 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Recycling Facility Tour 8/31/2018 Find out what happens to recyclables at the Waste Management Recycling Facility Tour.
FREE Shred Event 8/1/2018 September 8. Old files piling up? Come to our FREE shred event and get rid of confidential documents safely and responsibly.
Bring Your Own 7/18/2018 This summer we are launching our Bring Your Own campaign, encouraging residents to choose to reuse.
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HHW July Events 6/13/2018

Bring you Household Hazardous waste to one of our two weekend events this July and keep a healthy, safe home this summer.

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Great Peninsula Cleanup 6/13/2018


June 30, 2018

9am- 1pm

Long Beach Peninsula at 72nd St and Ocean Blvd

SUMMER COMPOST WORKSHOPS 6/7/2018 Join us at one of our summer compost workshops and learn how to recycle your food and yard waste into a vauable soil amendment.

July 14th - Spanish Compost Workshop
July 21st - English Compost Workshop
August 18th - English Compost Workshop

What is your Refuse & Recycling pickup day? 2/28/2018

Use our MapIt Application to find out your refuse/trash pickup day, street sweeping day and so much more!

Sign-Up for Our Monthly E-Newsletter: LB EcoGuide 1/1/0001 Sign-Up to Receive our guide to eco-friendly events!