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Welcome Barbara Romero, LA Sanitation & Environment's new Director and General Manager!Barbara Romero - 250x250 for Dir Msg


We're here to help! LA Sanitation & Environment (LASAN) has a wide variety of services and it is our goal to help you with what you need as quickly and efficiently as possible. Click on the link below to start your service request or call us directly at 1-800-773-2489. We're available by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! You can also create a service request using the MyLA311 app, available free in Google Play and the App Store.

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We're hiring! Join us for a free Career Fair on Thursday, December 1 from 9am to 4pm at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College. Bring a stack of resumes and find your next career!

If you're studying environmental, chemical, or civil engineering and are graduating soon, you may be eligible for a same-day interview! We'll also have representatives who can tell you about our Refuse Collection Truck Operator, Student Engineer, Wastewater Collection Worker, and Project Assistant positions.

 Click this link to learn more.

Thanksgiving Day Holiday

Due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Thursday, November 24, Thursday and Friday collections will be delayed by one day for both residential and recycLA customers. If your normal collection day is Thursday, service will be rendered on Friday and Friday collections will happen on Saturday. For recycLA customers, Saturday collections will be on Saturday. Normal collection service will resume on Monday, November 28, 2022.
Please visit our Holiday Collections page at schedule for more information.


The standard container allotment for single-family dwellings and each unit of a duplex based on the SRF is one 60-gallon black container for refuse; one 90-gallon green container for yard trimmings; one 90 gallon blue container for recyclables. The standard allowance for multi-family dwellings is one 60-gallon black container per dwelling unit for refuse; one 90 gallon green container for yard trimmings for the lot; one 90-gallon blue container for recyclables for every four units.  Some households have brown bins, by request, for horse manure. By placing material in the proper bins, you can prevent contamination that occurs when non-recyclable items are discarded in the BLUE bin and when anything other than yard trimmings are placed in the GREEN bin. Non-recyclable items such as paper or boxes with grease or food residue, treated wood and wood-products, cloth/fabric, and fats/oils/grease in sealed containers belong in your BLACK bin. Hazardous waste and e-waste may be taken to S.A.F.E. Centers. If you have questions, need to request a new bin, or have items that are too large for your bins, please call our Customer Care Center at 1-800-773-2489.


Saturday, December 03
9:00AM - 11:00AM
Gaffey Nature Center - 725 W Summerland Ave, San PedroView Map
Saturday, January 07
9:00AM - 11:00AM
Gaffey Nature Center - 725 W Summerland Ave, San PedroView Map
Saturday, February 04
9:00AM - 11:00AM
Gaffey Nature Center - 725 W Summerland Ave, San PedroView Map

LA Sanitation Blog

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