During the Creek Fire, our Lopez Canyon facility suffered the loss of all of its mulching equipment. We have moved equipment from the smaller Harbor Yard and are producing mulch and compost again, but at lower quantities. Mulch is now available at our Boyle Heights and Lopez Canyon self-service sites. Soon we will be replenishing the self-service sites in Van Nuys and San Pedro. The addresses of these sites are available here. Unfortunately, we will not be able to offer home mulch deliveries for a few months. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you all for your patience.
If you would like to receive notifications of emergency updates in your neighborhood, please register for NotifyLA. During severe storms, LA Sanitation offers free sand and sand bags at our Lopez Canyon Environmental Education Center at 11950 Lopez Canyon Road in Sylmar. Please bring your own shovel and help yourself. Los Angeles Fire Department also provides free sand and sand bags at several locations throughout the city.For more wet weather prep, visit lacitysan.org/wetweather. If you experience flooding of the streets in your neighborhood or if you know of a storm drain or catch basin that needs to be cleaned, please call our 24-hour Customer Care Center at 1-800-773-2489.If you have any questions or concerns about LA Sanitation services, please call our 24-hour Customer Care Center at 1-800-773-2489. For questions and concerns about other City services, please dial 3-1-1 or use the MyLA311 app.