Loading...
Skip to main content

Enrique C. Zaldivar 

Removing Barriers to Recycling - by Director and General Manager Enrique C. ZaldivarRead more

 

SERVICE REQUEST

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.

Popular Service Requests

SUPPORT FOR THE ASIAN, ASIAN AMERICAN, AND PACIFIC ISLANDER COMMUNITIES

Stop Asian Hate 400px
 
The past 12 months have been difficult for many Angelenos between the pandemic, civil unrest, and other disturbances to our daily lives. Now with the recent and deplorable instances of Asian hate crimes across the nation, I know some of our LASAN family may feel even more uneasy. Over 15% of our team are of Asian and/or Filipino descent.

I want to reiterate our commitment to equity and diversity as well as our intolerance of hatred and discrimination. If they experience or witness discrimination in any form at work, our staff has been asked to please report it to their supervisor so that it can be immediately addressed. No one should have to endure words or acts of hatred.

Together, we fight back by embracing our differences and by showing extra kindness toward every man, woman, and child that we encounter. We are all humans, we are Angelenos, we are civil servants, we are a family, and we support each other.

Together, we stand in solidarity with the Asian community and vow to #StopAsianHate.

Enrique C. Zaldivar
Director and General Manager
 
 

WHAT GOES IN EACH BIN?

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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

No any upcoming events.

LA Sanitation Blog

Welcoming Wildlife Image

A Monarch butterfly flits across your path as you walk through your neighborhood on a bright spring morning…a raccoon scampers across your yard one warm summer night…a flock of wild geese flies in a perfect V-formation over your house on a chilly autumn afternoon. Boasting the greatest diversity in climate, terrain and geology, California may…

SPRING GARDEN PLANS? LET LASAN HELP! Image

With spring here, you may be looking outside your home to areas in your yard that need cleaning and organizing. Or perhaps you’re planning some spring planting, either in the way of flowers to add some color or a garden to add some healthy veggies to your family’s dinner table. As you plan your spring…

SPRING INTO A FRESH BEGINNING Image

With spring just around the corner, we are all looking forward to a new season and fresh beginnings. Why not take this time to create a new beginning for your home and garden as well, de-cluttering, organizing and cleaning. Here are five ways LA Sanitation can help:     Tackle The Clutter – Set time aside…

Creating Black Gold in Your Backyard Image

Did you know that food scraps and yard waste make up a whopping 30% of the stuff we throw away? Repurposing organic leftovers to create compost helps free up space in landfills, curb the greenhouse-gas emissions coming from those landfills and reduce a garden’s need for fertilizers and pesticides. Nicknamed “black gold” by master gardeners,…

Recent Tweets