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LA Sanitation & Environment response to coronavirus:

As a measure of caution in relation to the containment of the COVID-19 Virus, we regretfully announce the following changes, postponements, and cancellations of public events/activities:

As of March 23, 2020, Low Impact Development (LID) Plan Check procedures have changed.  Please view our web page for details. Food Service Establishment Plan Check via our Industrial Waste Management Division is now by appointment only; please call 323-342-6118 for assistance.

All of our SAFE Centers will be closed until further notice. Please do not place household hazardous waste (HHW) in any of your bins. HHW should be stored until SAFE Centers reopen. Electronic waste may be scheduled for curbside collection by calling 1-800-773-2489 or by using the MyLA311 app. 
Suspended until further notice:
- Composting and home gardening workshops at all three locations
- Los Angeles Environmental Learning Center (ELC) at Hyperion visits
- Lopez Canyon Environmental Education Center (EEC) visits
- Japanese Garden visits (both scheduled and walk-in)
- Plant tours at all four water reclamation plants
- Mobile used oil collection events

- Earth Day LA

- Buky item drop-off event Saturday, April 11
- All six Open House events
- The Japanese Garden's bonsai event

These decisions were difficult to make, but the health and safety of our staff and attendees is our primary concern. We look forward to resuming these educational services when concerns have passed. In the meantime, services from LA Sanitation & Environment remain uninterrupted. Angelenos can expect continued solid waste collection service, including refuse, recycling, green waste, and bulky item collection. Our stormwater and wastewater services will continue as well.

We remain committed to our mission of protecting public health and the environment. Thank you for your continued understanding and support.

As always, we welcome you to call our 24-hour Customer Care Center at 1-800-773-2489 with any questions or concerns.