The City of West Covina continues to monitor the public health situation associated with COVID-19 and is taking necessary precautions due to the heighten concerns over the spread of COVID-19.  

As the health and safety of our residents is of paramount importance, the City of West Covina has closed City Hall to the public and suspended all City-sponsored events until further notice.  In addition, several City facilities have been temporary closed.  Please note the City Hall has been reopened to the public.  For more information please visit the City’s webpage: Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Environmental Services

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The Environmental Services Section partners with a host of government agencies including the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle), the California Department of Conservation, the California and U.S. Environmental Protection Agencies, the South Coast Air Quality Management District, and the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts. Manages and implements recycling and reuse programs such as:           

The Product Exchange program, Composting Education, Sharps Collection Container Distribution, Used Oil Recycling program, California Redemption Value (CRV) Recycling program, and coordination of the annual West Covina/Los Angeles County Household Hazardous and E-Waste Round-Up.

Residential and Commercial Waste Collection

AB 341 (Mandatory Recycling Law for Business or Multifamily units of 5 or more)                                              FAQ Sheet                                                                                                                                                                                                             For more information about AB 341, please click here.                                                                                         

AB 1826 (Mandatory Commercial Organics Recycling)                                                                                              FAQ Sheet                                                                                                                                                                                                              For more information about AB 1826, please click here.                                                                       

Public Services Department - Environmental Services Section, manages the administration of the City's franchise agreement with Athens Services for residential and commercial waste collection, including: the Low-Income Senior Citizen Waste Collection Discount program, Clean-Up Saturdays, Bulky-items per week pick-up, Move-in/Move-out Service, and the Christmas Tree Recycling program. 


2020 Used Motor Oil Collection and Filter Exchange Event - 06/27/20 event is cancelled

2020 Electronic Waste Collection - 06/13/20 event is cancelled

2020 5 Weeks of Green - cancelled

04/18/20 Free Landscape Workshop - cancelled

05/02/20 Free Compost - cancelled

05/09/20 Free Smart Gardening Workshop - cancelled

08/01/20 Free Landscape Workshop

Battery Recycling

Bottle/Can Recycling Program and Waste-Reduction Collection Programs

California Materials Exchange


Commercial Recycling

Community Clean Air Program

Future of Water in Southern California Presentations

LA County Materials Exchange

Stormwater MS4 Permit Presentation from May 17, 2016 City Council Meeting

Waste Reduction

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