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CLARTS Facts & Services

Please note that you must provide and wear your own hard hat and safety vest when visiting CLARTS.  

Entrance to CLARTSInformation about the facility improvements at CLARTS.

  

FUNCTION OF CENTRAL LA RECYCLING AND TRANSFER STATION (CLARTS)

 

CLARTS provides transfer services to City of Los Angeles curbside collection operations. It is also open to commercial waste haulers, independent operators, and the general public.

  

FACT SHEET 

  

SIZE 

  • Land: 9.14 acres or 398,138 ft2
  • Transfer station building: 55,000 ft2
  • Parking: 100,000 ft2

  

FACILITY 

  • Date acquired by the City: April 2004
  • Year Built: 1989
  • Permitted Capacity: 4,025 tons/day
  • Present Capacity: 2,500 tons/day

  

THE FOLLOWING MATERIALS ARE NOT ACCEPTED AT CLARTS: 

  • Hazardous waste
  • Tires
  • Appliances
  • Any liquid waste
  • Concrete
  • Batteries
  • Sewage sludge
  • Asphalt
  • E-waste
  • Infectious waste
  • Dirt
  • Scrap metal
  • Septic tank pumping
  • Incinerator residue
  • Dead animals
  • Industrial waste
  • Slurries
  • Medical waste
  • Construction and demolition (C and D) waste

  

INCOMING MATERIAL BY ORIGIN (2014-2015 DATA) 

  • City waste
    • North Central: 646 tons/day
    • South Los Angeles: 826 tons/day
    • West Los Angeles: 168 tons/day
    • Green Waste: 220 tons/day
  • Commercial waste: 128 tons/day
  • Truck traffic volumes (at present 3,000 tons/day):
    • Inbound: 530 loads per day (LPD)
    • Outbound: 150 LPD (21-22 tons/load)

  

GATE RATES* 

  • $70.49/load (minimum charge)
  • $70.49/ton for municipal solid inert waste
  • $80.49/ton for hard to handle bulky items
  • $80.49/ton for special material handling

All major credit cards accepted. Rates subject to change without notice.

  

HOURS OF OPERATION AND RESTRICTIONS  

  • Open 4:00am to 5:00pm  Monday thru Friday and 6:00am to 2:30pm Saturday
  • Closed on major holidays

For information on the commercial and transloading services or to open a service account, please call the facility manager at: 213-763-1918 or send an email to  eric.wesson@lacity.org

For more information about Central Los Angeles Recycling & Transfer Station, click here.