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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.

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COMPOSTING & URBAN GARDENING WORKSHOPS


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Learn how to turn kitchen scraps and yard trimmings into a nutrient-rich soil amendment. Free workshops are held monthly at Lopez Canyon, San Pedro (coming soon) & South LA Wetlands. Discounted compost bins are available for sale, while supplies last. Bring your own shovel and containers to take self-serve mulch for residential use.

All workshops begin promptly at 9am. Please visit our compost workshop page for dates and locations. Compost bins are available at discounted rates for City of Los Angeles residents. Questions? Call us 24/7 at 1-800-773-2489.

 

CENSUS 2020

Together, we can ensure a complete, fair, and accurate count in 2020. Please visit the website to learn more about being counted, volunteering, and why an accurate count is so important.


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.

LA SANITATION & ENVIRONMENT HAS THREE MAIN PROGRAM AREAS

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LASAN operates and maintains the largest wastewater treatment and collection systems in the United States. It serves a population of more than four million within a 600 square mile service area, including Los Angeles and 29 contracting cities and agencies. Los Angeles’ more than 6,700 miles of public sewers convey about 400 million gallons per day of flow from residences and businesses to the LASAN's four water reclamation plants.

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This award-winning program focuses on both flood control and pollution reduction while ensuring Los Angeles’ compliance with federal, state and local regulations and reducing the amount of stormwater pollution flowing into and through regional waterways.

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LASAN is responsible for the collection and removal of solid materials and waste in the City of Los Angeles. The City collects refuse, recyclables, yard trimmings, horse manure and bulky items with over 750 vehicles, most of which use clean fuel to reduce emissions.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday, February 29
10:00AM - 2:00PM
Hansen Dam Soccer Complex Parking LotView Map
Saturday, March 07
8:30AM - 1:00PM
Banning Museum & Recreation Center 401 E M Street Los Angeles, CA 90744View Map
Saturday, March 07
10:00AM - 2:00PM
O'Reilly Auto Parts - 21309 Devonshire St., Chatsworth, CA, 91311View Map

Japanese Garden #4

In the midst of the busy San Fernando Valley lies an oasis, a 6 1/2 acre garden, which demonstrates a positive use of reclaimed water and provides a relaxing environment for residents to enjoy.More about THE JAPANESE GARDEN

ELC #1

Located in Playa del Rey, the three-story ELC was designed as an interactive learning environment that explains and demonstrates sustainable principles for everyday life.
More about LOS ANGELES ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTER AT HYPERION

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