LAUSD Recycling Program

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) District-Wide Expanded Recycling Program


The City of Los Angeles provides free recycling services to all LAUSD Elementary campuses and Elementary Charter Campuses within the City of Los Angeles.

3 bins


Schools Participating in the program receive the following:
  • Free recycling collection service once a week
  • As many 90 gallon blue bins as the school needs
  • Free education presentation and materials for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students

Program Benefits
  • Increased waste diversion for a greener LA
  • Savings for the LAUSD by providing recycling service for free
  • Training and education for school maintenance staff, teachers and students.
  • What goes in the blue recycling bins
  • Clean Paper
  • Plastic
  • Metal
  • Glass
  • Cardboard
  • Styrofoam
  • Milk and Juice Cartons

What does not belong in the blue bin
  • No food or liquids

Middle schools, high school and Occupational centers CANNOT participate.