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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. LBRecycles 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 Fall 2022 issue of The LB Recycler now!
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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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Recycle your holiday tree at one of our 12 free drop-off locations from December 26, 2022 - January 6, 2023. This holiday season, keep the memories but recycle the tree!
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SB 1383 establishes targets to achieve a 75% reduction in the level of statewide disposal of organic waste and a 20% reduction in the level of statewide disposal of edible food.
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Paint, compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs, and batteries are hazardous and cannot be placed in your normal trash or recycling. Safe Disposal Info