Move In/Move Out

City of Los Angeles residents who have recently moved in or out of their residence may receive special accommodations for the extra refuse generated when moving.


To schedule a special Move-In or Move-Out collection, please call LA Sanitation's 24-hour Customer Care Center at 1-800-773-2489 a minimum of one day before your regular collection day. Move In/Move Out items are collected on your regular collection day. Please have the quantity or number of bags, boxes and/or bundles ready when calling in your request. 

This Move In/Move Out feature shall address all boxes or bags filled with rubbish, as well as any additional cardboard or packing materials.


Please note:


  • Boxes or bags must be kept away from any water or moisture
  • Full boxes must be tied closed and have MAXIMUM dimensions of 2’X3’
  • Full boxes or bags must be no heavier than 30 pounds each
  • Flattened boxes must be be tied together in bundles and have MAXIMUM dimensions of 2’X3’
  • Flattened bundles of boxes must weigh no more than 30 pounds each
  • All cardboard must be flattened
  • Styrofoam packing peanuts must be sealed in a bag or box
  • Shredded paper must be sealed in a bag or box

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