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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Long Beach Recycles is a part of the Environmental Services Bureau (ESB) in the Department of Public Works. LB Recycles helps residents, visitors, schools, and businesses reduce, reuse, and recycle right in Long Beach.

The Environmental Services Bureau provides a robust trash and recycling collection service that serves over 120,000 residential and commercial customers. 

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For any of the issues above, please use the linked online form or call our Customer Call Center at (562) 570-2876 for assistance with your request.

Looking for information on what you can Recycle? Check out our Recycling Guidelines.

Have questions on Organics and SB1383? Check out our SB1383 FAQs.

Read the Spring 2024 issue of The LB Recycler now!

Do you have questions about the recycling?
Email us at lbrecycles@longbeach.gov 

All PDF materials available for download are available for translation upon request. Please submit a request by emailing lbrecycles@longbeach.gov.

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LB Recycles has partnered with LB Reuses, Algalita, the Long Beach Time Exchange, Pedal Movement, and Fixit Clinic to bring Fixit Clinics to Long Beach.
The City of Long Beach and Waste Management (WM) invite you to tour WM’s Orange Recycling Facility. 
Shred Events 2024
The City of Long Beach Environmental Services Bureau is hosting free shred events to help residents securely dispose of confidential documents.
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